Author | Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN


Safe return to school: A call to action

August 05, 2020


As fall approaches, one of the biggest questions is: Can children return to school and be in classroom environments that assure health and well-being for all?

Identification of children at high-risk for MIS-C

July 17, 2020


Every pediatric provider including pediatric nurse practitioners and pediatric nurses working in hospital or in outpatient settings must know the various ways children and adolescents may present with possible COVID-19 symptoms. They must also know which patients are at high risk of developing multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

Delivery of primary care services amid the COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2020


COVID-19 has wrought many changes, including how medical practices provide care and keep patients safe.

Severe COVID-19 in children: Now termed MIS-C

May 26, 2020


It was initially thought that children were primarily unaffected by COVID-19 and were asymptomatic carriers if they did have the disease. The rise of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) has radically changed this thinking.