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COVID-19: What You Need to Know (CME Eligible) (Coursera)

COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has already resulted in hundreds of thousands of infections and thousands of deaths, with many more anticipated. This course is a go-to resource that will be regularly updated with all of the current information put forth by the CDC, WHO, and other leading [...]
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COVID-19 - A clinical update (Coursera)

Feb 4th 2022
COVID-19 - A clinical update (Coursera)
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As an expert in infectious diseases, editor of the Journal of Infectious Diseases and author of the textbook Infectious Diseases: A clinical short course, McGraw-Hill April 2020, I have been concerned about the misinformation being shared about the COVID-19 epidemic. How did this disease develop? Where did it come [...]
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Compreendendo o Zika e doenças emergentes (Coursera)

Através deste curso você vai saber porque tantas doenças que surgiram atualmente (doenças emergentes) são causadas por vírus, como elas surgem e se espalham. Veremos como vírus causadores de doenças entram em contato com o ser humano e como se espalham, principalmente aqueles transmitidos por mosquitos, como os vírus [...]
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Introduction to Climate Change and Health (Coursera)

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health in the 21st century. Yet these impacts to health are still not well recognized. Since you can’t change what you don’t understand, this course is designed to equip health and environmental professionals, as well as other changemakers and [...]
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Measuring and Maximizing Impact of COVID-19 Contact Tracing (Coursera)

This course aims to provide managers and developers of contact tracing programs guidance on the most important indicators of performance of a contact tracing program, and a tool that can be used to project the likely impact of improvements in specific indicators. Students who complete the course will be [...]
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Law in the Time of COVID-19: A Northwestern Teach-Out (Coursera)

The COVID-19 crisis raises a number of important legal issues. The matter of federal authority, growing principally out of the White House’s orders, looms large. The actions of governors and local authorities have been especially critical, as emergency shelter-in-place and other important regulations are directed at individuals and businesses. [...]
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COVID-19 Training for Healthcare Workers (Coursera)

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe and all providers must be prepared to recognize, stabilize and treat patients with novel coronavirus infection. Following completion of this short course physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will have a unified, evidenced-based approach to saving the lives of patients with [...]
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Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 (Coursera)

Never in the history of humanity have so many people been feeling intense anxiety related to COVID-19 and the world it will leave in its wake. The intent of this course is to give you a deeper understanding of the anxiety reaction as it relates to various aspects [...]
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Foundations of Public Health Practice: Health Protection (Coursera)

The Health Protection course is the fourth instalment of the wider Foundations of Public Health Practice specialisation from Imperial College London's Global Master of Public Health (MPH). The scope and content of this course has been developed from the ground up by a combined team of academics and practitioners [...]
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Building on the SIR Model (Coursera)

Jan 31st 2022
Building on the SIR Model (Coursera)
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The other two courses in this specialisation require you to perform deterministic modelling - in other words, the epidemic outcome is predictable as all parameters are fully known. However, this course delves into the many cases – especially in the early stages of an epidemic – where chance events [...]
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