This course is developed for everyone to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and how this is prevented using proactive measures.
At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
- define coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19;
- distinguish symptoms associated with the disease; and
- identify preventive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
II. What is coronavirus disease 2019?
III. Mode of Transmission
VI. Preventive Measures
The learner needs to participate in the course survey and successfully pass the quiz in order to download the printable certificate.
This course has been reviewed by: Dr. Jamali Ismail and Dr. Louwen Palomero
WHO: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation Report–51. WHO website. Published March 11, 2020. Accessed March 27, 2020. https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200311-sitrep-51-covid-19.pdf
Huang C et al: Clinical features of patients infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. Lancet. ePub, 2020
CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons With Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposure in Travel-Associated or Community Settings. CDC website. Updated March 22, 2020. Reviewed March 22, 2020. Accessed March 27, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/risk-assessment.html
CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): How to Protect Yourself. CDC website. Updated March 20, 2020. Reviewed March 18, 2020. Accessed March 27, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report -51 SITUATION IN NUMBERS total and new cases in last 24 hours. (2020). Retrieved from https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200311-sitrep-51-covid-19.pdf
Show Me the Science – When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer in Community Settings. (2020). Retrieved April 1, 2020, from cdc.gov website: https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/show-me-the-science-hand-sanitizer.html