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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Approx. 17 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Ebola

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 152 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 122m
The State of Global Health Pre-Ebola, Part 214m
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 120m
Epidemiology & Virology of Ebola, Part 229m
Ecology and the Emergence of Ebola and Other Tropical Forest-Associated Zoonosis 12m
OPTIONAL: Why Send an Army to Fight a Virus? 37m
4 readings
Instructor Bios10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Patient Care of Persons with Ebola Virus Disease

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 133 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Nursing Perspectives on Treating Patients with Ebola 28m
Training on the Use of Personal Protective Equipment 20m
Lessons Learned, Part 128m
Lessons Learned, Part 227m
2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Prevention, Treatment, and Response

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 136 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Ebola Vaccines 13m
Convalescent Serum 10m
International Response 20m
CDC Response to Ebola Epidemic18m
Community Response 14m
Media Response 21m
OPTIONAL: Emily Veltus 19m
2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Laboratory Issues

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Emory Unit Laboratory: Persons with Confirmed EVD 15m
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 118m
Laboratory Testing, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, Part 216m
Exploring The Immune Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Therapeutics and Vaccines 14m
2 readings
Readings & Resources10m
Discuss10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 430m

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