Understanding the Novel Coronavirus: Courses
The world is witnessing varied levels of understanding and responsiveness to the COVID-19 virus. At the personal level, a lack of knowledge about symptoms and treatment can lead to a feeling of increased fear of the unknown. One of the best ways to combat this fear is through educating ourselves. To aid with increasing awareness around this issue, here is a list of courses from leading online educational websites that can be accessed for free:
COVID19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/covid19-novel-coronavirus)
Brief: A general introduction to the extent and the personal and large scale implications of the virus, this course serves as a platform for international experts to talk about COVID19.
Science Matters: Let’s Talk About COVID19 - Imperial College London
Brief: This course uses the lenses of public health, social science, and economics, among others, to accurately analyse and interpret the spread of COVID19
Managing COVID19 in General Practice - St. George’s University of London
Brief: This basic course provides a robust and comprehensive understanding of the clinical symptoms, epidemiology and current management of the COVID virus. This course is modeled on the United Kingdom’s response to the pandemic.