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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....
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Approx. 10 heures pour terminer
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1

Section
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4 heures pour terminer

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....
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 152 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
Video7 vidéos
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 122 min
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 214 min
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 120 min
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 229 min
Ecology and the Emergence of Ebola and Other Tropical Forest-Associated Zoonosis 12 min
OPTIONAL: Why Send an Army to Fight a Virus? 37 min
Reading4 lectures
Instructor Bios10 min
How to Use Discussion Forums10 min
Readings & Resources10 min
Discuss10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 120 min

2

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

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....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 133 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Nursing Perspectives on Treating Patients with Ebola 28 min
Training on the Use of Personal Protective Equipment 20 min
Lessons Learned, Part 128 min
Lessons Learned, Part 227 min
Reading2 lectures
Readings & Resources10 min
Discuss10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 222 min

3

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

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....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 136 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Ebola Vaccines 13 min
Convalescent Serum 10 min
International Response 20 min
CDC Response to Ebola Epidemic18 min
Community Response 14 min
Media Response 21 min
OPTIONAL: Emily Veltus 19 min
Reading2 lectures
Readings & Resources10 min
Discuss10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 322 min

4

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

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....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 72 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Emory Unit Laboratory: Persons with Confirmed EVD 15 min
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 118 min
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 216 min
Exploring The Immune Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Therapeutics and Vaccines 14 min
Reading2 lectures
Readings & Resources10 min
Discuss10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 418 min
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par DAJan 5th 2016

Great Course! Videos were a little long but very informative! This is a course where one can really appreciate the "take away" as it is timely, and being taught by some of the best in the field.

par EKOct 7th 2015

I loved every unit. The lecturers were amazingly clear and I understood the content. Great work.

Enseignants

Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.

Carlos del Rio, MD

Chair
Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health

À propos de 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....

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