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Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.
- Week 1 - Introduction to Ebola
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Review the state of global public health prior to the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Explore the etiology of Ebola and other viral hematic fevers. Explain the epidemiology of the 2014 Ebola epidemic and why this ...
- Week 2 - Patient Care of Persons with Ebola Virus Disease
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Identify the clinical features of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Discuss risk assessment as it relates to the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE). Explain the differences between donning and do...
- Week 3 - Prevention, Treatment, and Response
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: List the different types of therapeutics for Ebola Virus Disease. Recognize the factors critical to the creation of a successful Ebola vaccine. Define plasma and recognize its importance in the Ebola tr...
- Week 4 - Laboratory Issues
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Discuss clinical laboratory considerations for Ebola Virus Disease.Differentiate between persons under investigation and persons with confirmed EVD. Identify where and how EVD laboratory testing is perf...
- Week 5 - Managing Potential and Diagnosed Ebola Patients
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Describe the typical presentation and differential diagnosis of patients with suspect EVD. Describe the approach and necessary precautions for evaluating a patient with suspect EVD. Identify the necessa...
- Week 6 - How Ebola is Changing Global Health
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: Describe the importance of health systems as they relate to the Ebola epidemic. Define and list characteristics of resilient health systems. Consider how the Ebola epidemic has changed global health.
Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH
Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
Carlos del Rio, MD
Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health
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