À propos de ce cours
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 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4-6 hours/week
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English

Sous-titres : English
Globe

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Clock

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4-6 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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4 hours to complete

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 videos (Total 152 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 122m
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 214m
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 120m
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 229m
Ecology and the Emergence of Ebola and Other Tropical Forest-Associated Zoonosis 12m
OPTIONAL: Why Send an Army to Fight a Virus? 37m
Reading4 readings
Instructor Bios10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 120m

2

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

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 videos (Total 133 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Nursing Perspectives on Treating Patients with Ebola 28m
Training on the Use of Personal Protective Equipment 20m
Lessons Learned, Part 128m
Lessons Learned, Part 227m
Reading2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 222m

3

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

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 videos (Total 136 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Ebola Vaccines 13m
Convalescent Serum 10m
International Response 20m
CDC Response to Ebola Epidemic18m
Community Response 14m
Media Response 21m
OPTIONAL: Emily Veltus 19m
Reading2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 322m

4

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

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 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Emory Unit Laboratory: Persons with Confirmed EVD 15m
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 118m
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 216m
Exploring The Immune Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Therapeutics and Vaccines 14m
Reading2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 418m

5

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

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....
Reading
7 videos (Total 144 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Transportation of Persons with Ebola 24m
Quarantine Policies 29m
Ebola and Human Rights 13m
Legal Aspects of Ebola Response in the U.S., Part 114m
Legal Aspects of Ebola Response in the U.S., Part 216m
Ebola, Democracy, Human Rights, and Public Health25m
Reading2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 520m

6

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

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....
Reading
5 videos (Total 105 min), 3 readings
Video5 videos
Confronting Ebola with Limited Resources: Experience of a Nursing Student in Liberia 9m
Lessons Learned for Global Health, Part 112m
Lessons Learned for Global Health, Part 221m
Epilogue35m
Reading3 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
Additional Resources10m
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Top Reviews

By 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.

By EKOct 7th 2015

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

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