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English

Subtitles: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, German, Indonesian, Turkish, English, Kannada...

Instructors

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Martin P. Grobusch 

11,321 Learners
1 Course
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Joyce L. Browne 

MD, PhD
UMC Utrecht, Utrecht University
11,321 Learners
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

About the course

1 hour to complete
1 video , 4 readings
4 readings
Introduction10m
Course syllabus10m
Short survey10m
Credits10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Epidemiology

2 hours to complete
1 video , 8 readings, 1 quiz
8 readings
Introduction10m
The Filoviridae family10m
Classification10m
History of the filoviruses10m
Ebola in the news10m
Current outbreak10m
Past outbreaks10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Epidemiology10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Transmission and natural reservoirs

2 hours to complete
1 video , 9 readings, 1 quiz
9 readings
Introduction10m
Introduction10m
The 'hunt' for the natural reservoir10m
Risk of transmission through animals10m
Risk of transmission from person to person10m
Assignment10m
Answers10m
A matter of discussion10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Transmission and natural reservoirs6m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Pathophysiology

3 hours to complete
1 video , 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 readings
Introduction10m
Pathogenisis and pathophysiology10m
Glossary10m
Relevant literature10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Pathophysiology8m
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Top reviews from Ebola: Essential Knowledge for Health Professionals

By JCSep 28th 2015

This course is very informative to a healthcare giver like me. This helped me to understand what Ebola is all about.

By MASep 15th 2015

I mainly admire the collaboration with MSF that give perspective on actual 'battle field' in the epidemic area

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