COVID-19 Fundamentals

COVID-19 Fundamentals

by Jeremy Brown, PhD, Kevin Ahern, PhD, Raywat Deonandan, PhD u.a.
In this course, you will be provided with an overview of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2). These lectures will cover the general characteristics of coronaviruses and the origin of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

In addition, you will be instructed on the epidemiological aspects and diagnostic techniques for COVID-19.

Course Details

  • Videos 21
  • Duration 2:28 h
  • Quiz questions 64
  • Articles 6

Content

Your Educators of course COVID-19 Fundamentals

 Jeremy Brown, PhD

Jeremy Brown, PhD

Professor Jeremy Brown is a Professor of Respiratory Infection at the University College of London (UCL) in England, UK.
He obtained his PhD in molecular microbiology from the University of London in 1999. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at UCL, and Lead Teacher for respiratory medicine undergraduate teaching at UCLH.
Due to his achievements, he obtained a Welcome Advanced Research Fellowship for further scientific training at the University of Adelaide. He has also led internationally respected research programs in pneumonia prevention and antibiotic resistance.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Brown teaches courses on Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology.

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Dr. Kevin Ahern is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oklahoma State University (OSU), USA.
He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently, he teaches courses for health sciences students at OSU.
He is co-author of three Open Educational electronic textbooks on Biochemistry and a Guide to Getting Into Medical School.
Due to his achievements, he earned OSU’s highest teaching recognition, the Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award in 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ahern teaches courses on Biochemistry and on "How to Get into Medical School”.

 Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Dr. Raywat Deonandan is a Global Health Epidemiologist and an Associate Professor of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa, Canada.
He obtained his PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Western Ontario in 2001. He is also the founder and Executive Editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences, and an award-winning author and journalist.
Dr. Deonandan embraces new media to engage in public education and co-hosts a science education podcast. In 2016, he received the OCUFA Teaching Award, the highest professorial teaching honour in Ontario.
Within Lecturio, he teaches courses on Epidemiology and Biostatistics."

 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall is a Biology Instructor and currently works as an Instructional Designer in the private sector, developing interactive online training materials.
She obtained her PhD in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology at the University of Colorado, USA, in 2000, and has since taught a broad array of biology courses at various US universities.
She is an active promoter of hybrid/online teaching formats and interactive courses, and has received several awards for her engaging and innovative course design; e.g., she was named Adjunct Faculty of the Year at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen twice.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Cornwall teaches courses on Molecular and Cell Biology and Medical Genetics.

 Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Dr. Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York, USA.
He obtained his PhD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City in 1979 and joined the faculty of Columbia University in 1982.
Due to his achievements, he has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl, Searle Scholars, Eli Lilly, and NIH Merit. Dr. Racaniello is interested in using new media for medical education; he writes on his virology blog, and hosts and produces several podcasts.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Racaniello teaches courses on Microbiology.

 Sean Elliott, MD

Sean Elliott, MD

Dr. Sean Elliott is the Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and the Associate Chair for the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Arizona, USA.
He obtained his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1993. Currently, he is Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Arizona Medical Center.
He devotes time to Quality Improvement, graduate medical education efficacy and his scholarship with the Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP).
Within Lecturio, Dr. Elliott teaches courses on Microbiology.


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Good walk-through case
By Alaena A. on 08. September 2021 for COVID-19: Clinical Case

Nice summary comparing and contrasting other differential diagnoses and walk-through of a typical case of COVID.

 
Great !
By Bora Ç. on 17. October 2020 for Detection Bias

My favorite part about the lecture is the last example. Presentation and lecture is understandable however I wasn't quite sure whether i grasped it or not. That last part made me to understand the topic better. Thanks, Dr. Raywat !

 
VERY clear and helpful!
By Joslyn D. on 07. April 2020 for Mortality Rate – Descriptive Epidemiology

Very clear definitions and explanations. I'd watch more of Dr. Deonandan's videos.

 
Love it
By Dariana H. on 20. March 2020 for DNA Amplification – Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

It is an xcellent explication! I understend it at all. Thank you