Current Issues in Public Health: COVID-19 Pandemic Response
2020 - 2021
Tu, Th, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
2024 - 2025
COVID-19 is the public health event of the century! Come learn about multiple aspects of the pandemic from the experts who are responding to and conducting cutting-edge research on the pandemic.
Explores current issues in the ongoing coranoavirus pandemic. Discusses emerging knowledge about virology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, the clinical presentation and treatment of COVID-19. Examines key ethical, social and policy challenges and opportunities to address them in our global response.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe key characteristics of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, including epidemiology, virology, transmission, diagnosis, testing, treatments including non-pharmacologic interventions, mental health challenges, and immunization and therapeutic strategies
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 50% Participation
- 50% Assignments
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