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COVID-19: Processing the Pandemic Teach-Out (Coursera)

As our world prepares for life with and after COVID-19, individuals face an array of difficult decisions associated with reopening and planning for an uncertain, new normal. This Teach-Out will offer learners information and tools enabling them to process and respond to this pandemic. This Teach-Out draws from a [...]
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Hacking COVID-19 — Course 1: Identifying a Deadly Pathogen (Coursera)

In this course, you will follow in the footsteps of the bioinformaticians investigating the COVID-19 outbreak by assembling the SARS-CoV-2 genome. Whether you’re new to the world of computational biology, or you’re a bioinformatics expert seeking to learn about its applications in the COVID-19 pandemic, or somewhere in between, [...]
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SARS-CoV-2 and acute respiratory viral infections (Coursera)

We live in a very amazing and disturbing time. No one could have imagined that a single phenomenon in the field of biology (mutation of the virus and its transition to a new organism) would cause such large-scale changes in the life of everyone, the economy and politics of [...]
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Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks (Coursera)

What can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In this course, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses. We'll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development [...]
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Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)

Oct 18th 2021
Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)
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This course will introduce you to participatory approaches to public health. You will learn about the history of participatory health research and why it is essential to solving contemporary public health challenges. The course will help you to understand the social and cultural context of public health, before introducing [...]
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COVID-19 Contact Tracing For Nursing Professionals (Coursera)

Covid-19 Contact Tracing For Nursing Professionals was created for anyone who wants a certificate in Contact Tracing and especially for RN's who would like to obtain 10 CEU credits from The Texas Nurses Association. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited [...]
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Population Health During A Pandemic: Contact Tracing and Beyond (Coursera)

Throughout history, pandemics have devastated populations and changed the trajectory of mankind. The global effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic have disproportionately affected certain regions and population groups. This course provides an overview of the far-reaching impact of COVID-19 and presents contact tracing as a tool to mitigate [...]
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Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]
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COVID-19 - A clinical update (Coursera)

Oct 15th 2021
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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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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