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COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about COVID-19

COVID-19: Learn the Facts
Release Date: March 16, 2020

Expiration Date: March 16, 2021

Estimated time to complete activity: 2.0 hours

Overview

COVID-19 is a pandemic that will affect the US in a serious way, already resulting in thousands of cases as well as deaths. This course is the go-to resource that will be regularly updated with all of the current information put forth by the CDC, WHO, and other leading agencies.

Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19
  • Identify how COVID-19 has spread around the world
  • Apply into practice the public health measures we need to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19


Name

Role/Responsibility

COI

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Evan Debevec-McKenney

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Ursula FlorJanczyk

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Kaylee Neff

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Heidi Ness

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Cheri Olson, MD

Content Review

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Yifan Xiao, MD

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose



Your Instructor


Rishi Desai
Rishi Desai

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH is a pediatric infectious disease physician with a public health background who serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Osmosis and previously led Khan Academy Medicine. Osmosis generates engaging health education videos on a personalized learning engine for 900,000+ medical students and clinicians around the world.

Dr. Desai had an accelerated education, completing high school and receiving his BS in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA by the age of 18. He completed his medical training at UCSF and went on to work at medical centers including Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Stanford University. He earned his MPH in epidemiology at UCLA, and then spent two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer investigating disease outbreaks, before beginning his work in online medical education. He currently sees patients through the largest US telemedicine provider AmWell. When he’s not at the park with his wife and 3-year-old son, he can be found eating raspberries and learning Mandarin.

Connect with Dr. Desai and Osmosis on Twitter!
@RishiDesaiMD
@OsmosisMed


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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