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550.844.01
Current Issues in Public Health: Covid-19 Pandemic Response

Cancelled

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
1st term
Department:
Extradepartmental
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
TBD
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  5:00 - 6:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Contact:
Alain Labrique
Resources:
Description:

COVID-19 is the public health event of the century! Come learn about multiple aspects of the pandemic from the experts who are responding to and conducting cutting-edge research on the pandemic.

Explores current issues in the ongoing coranoavirus pandemic. Discusses emerging knowledge about virology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, the clinical presentation and treatment of COVID-19. Examines key ethical, social and policy challenges and opportunities to address them in our global response.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe key characteristics of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, including epidemiology, virology, transmission, diagnosis, testing, treatments including non-pharmacologic interventions, mental health challenges, and immunization and therapeutic strategies
  2. Write an OpEd/Editorial about a COVID-19 topic that includes accurate, up-to-date information about the pandemic
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 50% Participation
  • 50% Assignments

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Jointly Offered With: