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Coronavirus Disease 2019 - Origins and Emergence of a New Infectious Disease

Author: Noah Carpenter, MD and Dana Bartlett, RN, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

CE: 2 hours
Rated 4.6 out of 5.0 based on 537 reviews

Course Summary

Coronavirus disease 2019, found to infect animal species, has recently been discovered to infect humans and has proven to be potentially serious and deadly. While theories exist of how the virus was transmitted from animals to humans,  the current available research is inconclusive. How COVID-19 adapted to infect humans remains unknown, and the origins of this disease continues to be studied to determine the evolution of COVID-19 worldwide and how virus exposure can affect whole populations, leading to a pandemic.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I. Introduction
II.    Coronaviruses
III.   SARS-CoV-2
1.        MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-1
IV.    Epidemiology and Transmission of SARS-CoV-2
1.        SARS-CoV-2 Transmission to Humans
V.     Initial Spread of COVID-19
1.        China
2.        North America
3.        Europe
VI.   Perspective on Global Deaths from COVID-19
VII.  Controlling the Spread of COVID-19
1.        Testing for COVID-19
2.        Community Guidelines for COVID-19
VIII.   The Second Wave of COVID-19
IX.     Case Study: Recurrence of COVID-19
X.      Summary

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