COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus
Learn About The History, Symptoms, Transmission, Treatment And Prevention Of The Novel Coronavirus.
Overview :Understand the emergence of COVID-19, and how we respond to it going forward
The world is paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), following its emergence in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. With the outbreak of a novel coronavirus declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, people worldwide are working to address it. On this course, you’ll learn the latest of what we know about COVID-19, presented by international experts.
The purpose of this course
This course is provided for personal use only and not for any commercial, professional medical or business purpose. All content and opinions presented throughout this course are for educational purposes only and do not constitute the provision of professional medical or public health advice.
You should not rely on the content of this course or other learners in place of professional advice from a regulated medical professional.
If you have any concerns about a particular health condition or COVID-19, please seek the most current medical and/or public health advice from a qualified medical practitioner.
BNG shall not be liable, to the maximum extent permitted by law, for any adverse or negative consequence arising from your reliance on the information contained in this course, or for any commercial use by a business or medical practitioner, including but not limited to loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
Who is the course for?
Those working in or around health, or anyone interested in how we should respond to the outbreak. The course is presented in English
Coronavirus COVID-19: – What you need to know
This free online course covers the essential aspects of the coronavirus Covid-19 focuses on the history, transmission, symptoms, possible treatment and potential prevention of the novel coronavirus. As part of the international response, Alison has created this free online course on what people need to know about the novel coronavirus, its background, and how to best deal with the threat it poses to you, your family and community.
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 agencies and covers the basics, personal protective equipment, diagnostics, and other material
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Recognize the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19
- Identify how COVID-19 has spread around the world
- Apply into practice the public health measures we need to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19
- How COVID-19 emerged and was identified
- How COVID-19 spreads
- Public health measures for COVID-19 worldwide
- What is needed to address COVID-19 going forward
MODULE 3: Course Assessment
Learning Outcomes You will be assessed on the following learning outcomes: • Outline the origins, effects and treatment of the novel coronavirus • Identify the signs and symptoms of the infection • Describe the protocols for containing and limiting the transmission of the novel coronavirus • Outline the protocols for treating novel coronavirus infections • Discuss World Health Organisation's recommendations and precautions for helping prevent the transmission of novel coronavirus infections