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Instructor(s): Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH
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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Johns Hopkins University

About this Course

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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Describe the natural history of SARS-CoV-2 , including the infectious period, the presentation of COVID-19, and evidence for how it is transmitted.

  • Define an infectious contact and timeline for public health intervention through contact tracing.

  • Demonstrate the utility of case investigation and contact tracing, identify common barriers, and possible strategies to overcome them.

  • Present some ethical considerations around contact tracing, isolation and quarantine.

Skills you will gain

EthicsActive ListeningPublic HealthContact TracingEpidemiology
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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
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Week 1

1 hour to complete

Basics of COVID-19

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
1 hour to complete

Basics of Contact Tracing for COVID-19

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
1 hour to complete

Steps to Investigate Cases and Trace Their Contacts

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 hour to complete

Ethics of Contact Tracing and Technological Tools

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 42 min)
1 hour to complete

Skills for Effective Communication

1 hour to complete
11 videos (Total 78 min)
1 hour to complete

Final Assessment (Graded)

1 hour to complete
2 readings

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