Immunology - Infectious Diseases

Understanding Ebola Virus Disease

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Understanding Ebola Virus Disease

Understanding Ebola Virus Disease
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Course Length:

  • 40 minutes of seat time

Language:

  • English

Course Features:

  • Audio narration
  • Animations
  • Progress checks
  • Pop quizzes
  • Final assessment

Target Audience:

  • Medical professionals
  • Medical students
  • Pharmaceutical representatives
  • Nurses

Description:

The Understanding Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) learning program is designed to provide a fundamental education on the basics of EVD—the history of the disease, its effect on the body, and how to recognize the disease and provide supportive care. The program begins with an overview of the history and epidemiology of EVD, followed by a discussion of the Ebola virus, its pathogenesis, and its mechanisms of transmission. Finally, you will learn about the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to:

  • Outline the origins and history of Ebola virus disease outbreaks.
  • Describe the properties of Ebola viruses.
  • Describe the pathogenesis of Ebola virus disease.
  • Recall the methods of transmission for Ebola virus.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of Ebola virus disease.
  • Recall how Ebola virus disease is diagnosed.
  • Describe the supportive measures and experimental treatments for Ebola virus disease.
  1. SOUND CHECK
  2. WELCOME
    1. DISCLAIMER
    2. NAVIGATION INSTRUCTIONS
    3. INTRODUCTION
    4. LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  3. EPIDEMIOLOGY
    1. THE ORIGINS OF OUTBREAKS
    2. HISTORY OF EVD OUTBREAKS
    3. PROGRESS CHECK
    4. SECTION SUMMARY
  4. THE EBOLA VIRUS
    1. EBOLAVIRUSES
    2. PATHOGENESIS
    3. PROGRESS CHECK
    4. TRANSMISSION
    5. POP QUIZ
    6. RISK OF EXPOSURE
    7. SECTION SUMMARY
  5. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
    1. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
    2. PROGRESS CHECK
    3. DIAGNOSIS
    4. SUPPORTIVE CARE AND EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS
    5. PROGRESS CHECK
    6. SECTION SUMMARY
  6. TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    1. SUMMARY
    2. FINAL ASSESSMENT
  7. END OF PROGRAM
  8. GLOSSARY
  9. REFERENCES



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