Ebola Virus Disease: An Evolving Epidemic

Type product
Logo van Coursera (CC)
Opleiderscore: starstarstarstar_halfstar_border 7,2 Coursera (CC) heeft een gemiddelde beoordeling van 7,2 (uit 6 ervaringen)

Tip: meer info over het programma, prijs, en inschrijven? Download de brochure!

Beschrijving

When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.

Created by:  Emory University
  • Taught by:  Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor

    Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
  • Taught by:  Carlos del Rio, MD, Chair

    Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health
Commitment 4-6 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. …

Lees de volledige beschrijving

Veelgestelde vragen

Er zijn nog geen veelgestelde vragen over dit product. Als je een vraag hebt, neem dan contact op met onze klantenservice.

Nog niet gevonden wat je zocht? Bekijk deze onderwerpen: Public Health, MBA Zorg/Welzijn, Zorgbeleid & Zorgstrategie, Zorgplanning en Cerner Discern Analytics (DA2).

When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.

Created by:  Emory University
  • Taught by:  Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor

    Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
  • Taught by:  Carlos del Rio, MD, Chair

    Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health
Commitment 4-6 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.7 stars Average User Rating 4.7See what learners said 课程作业

每门课程都像是一本互动的教科书,具有预先录制的视频、测验和项目。

来自同学的帮助

与其他成千上万的学生相联系,对想法进行辩论,讨论课程材料,并寻求帮助来掌握概念。

证书

获得正式认证的作业,并与朋友、同事和雇主分享您的成功。

Emory University Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.

Syllabus


WEEK 1


Introduction to Ebola



Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Review the state of global public health prior to the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Explore the etiology of Ebola and other viral hematic fevers. Explain the epidemiology of the 2014 Ebola epidemic and why this outbreak is different than previous ones. Explain why tropical forest-associated zoonotic pathogens like Ebola are emerging at an ever-increasing rate. Recognize drivers of disease spillover from wildlife to people and discuss how to mitigate disease spillover.


7 videos, 4 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Instructor Bios
  2. 阅读: How to Use Discussion Forums
  3. Video: Introduction to Ebola
  4. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  5. Video: The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 1
  6. Video: The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 2
  7. Video: Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 1
  8. Video: Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 2
  9. Video: Ecology and the Emergence of Ebola and Other Tropical Forest-Associated Zoonosis
  10. Video: OPTIONAL: Why Send an Army to Fight a Virus?
  11. 阅读: Discuss

Graded: Quiz 1

WEEK 2


Patient Care of Persons with Ebola Virus Disease



Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Identify the clinical features of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Discuss risk assessment as it relates to the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE). Explain the differences between donning and doffing. Recognize the lessons learned from providing care to Ebola patients in the United States.


5 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  2. Video: Treating Patients with Ebola Infection in the U.S.: Lessons Learned
  3. Video: Nursing Perspectives on Treating Patients with Ebola
  4. Video: Training on the Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  5. Video: Lessons Learned, Part 1
  6. Video: Lessons Learned, Part 2
  7. 阅读: Discuss

Graded: Quiz 2

WEEK 3


Prevention, Treatment, and Response



Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: List the different types of therapeutics for Ebola Virus Disease. Recognize the factors critical to the creation of a successful Ebola vaccine. Define plasma and recognize its importance in the Ebola treatment process. Discuss the response of various international actors to the Ebola epidemic. Recognize the role of communications both in terms of community level in West Africa, as well as at Emory University.


8 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  2. Video: Treatment Options: Therapeutics for Ebola
  3. Video: Ebola Vaccines
  4. Video: Convalescent Serum
  5. Video: International Response
  6. Video: CDC Response to Ebola Epidemic
  7. Video: Community Response
  8. Video: Media Response
  9. Video: OPTIONAL: Emily Veltus
  10. 阅读: Discuss

Graded: Quiz 3

WEEK 4


Laboratory Issues



Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Discuss clinical laboratory considerations for Ebola Virus Disease.Differentiate between persons under investigation and persons with confirmed EVD. Identify where and how EVD laboratory testing is performed. Recognize the safety concerns surrounding the disposal of specimens and human remains. Explore the immune response to EVD and discuss the implications for future therapeutics and vaccines.


5 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  2. Video: Emory Unit Laboratory: Persons Under Investigation
  3. Video: Emory Unit Laboratory: Persons with Confirmed EVD
  4. Video: Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 1
  5. Video: Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 2
  6. Video: Exploring The Immune Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Therapeutics and Vaccines
  7. 阅读: Discuss

Graded: Quiz 4

WEEK 5


Managing Potential and Diagnosed Ebola Patients



Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Describe the typical presentation and differential diagnosis of patients with suspect EVD. Describe the approach and necessary precautions for evaluating a patient with suspect EVD. Identify the necessary precautions for transportation of a patient with EVD. Define quarantine and analyze quarantine polices.Recognize the ways in which public health program choices, such as isolation and quarantine, require consideration of ethical, human rights, and legal principles.


7 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  2. Video: Diagnosis and Evaluation
  3. Video: Transportation of Persons with Ebola
  4. Video: Quarantine Policies
  5. Video: Ebola and Human Rights
  6. Video: Legal Aspects of Ebola Response in the U.S., Part 1
  7. Video: Legal Aspects of Ebola Response in the U.S., Part 2
  8. Video: Ebola, Democracy, Human Rights, and Public Health
  9. 阅读: Discuss

Graded: Quiz 5

WEEK 6


How Ebola is Changing Global Health
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Describe the importance of health systems as they relate to the Ebola epidemic. Define and list characteristics of resilient health systems. Consider how the Ebola epidemic has changed global health.


5 videos, 3 readings expand


  1. 阅读: Readings & Resources
  2. Video: Building Resilient Health Systems
  3. Video: Confronting Ebola with Limited Resources: Experience of a Nursing Student in Liberia
  4. Video: Lessons Learned for Global Health, Part 1
  5. Video: Lessons Learned for Global Health, Part 2
  6. 阅读: Discuss
  7. Video: Epilogue
  8. 阅读: Additional Resources

Blijf op de hoogte van nieuwe ervaringen

Er zijn nog geen ervaringen.

Deel je ervaring

Heb je ervaring met deze cursus? Deel je ervaring en help anderen kiezen. Als dank voor de moeite doneert Springest € 1,- aan Stichting Edukans.

Er zijn nog geen veelgestelde vragen over dit product. Als je een vraag hebt, neem dan contact op met onze klantenservice.

Download gratis en vrijblijvend de informatiebrochure

Aanhef
(optioneel)
(optioneel)
(optioneel)
(optioneel)
(optioneel)

Heb je nog vragen?

(optioneel)
We slaan je gegevens op om je via e-mail en evt. telefoon verder te helpen.
Meer info vind je in ons privacybeleid.