SARS Part 1


This presentation by David Jay Weber, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, gives the viewer an overview of emerging infectious diseases with a focus on SARS. Part 1 of 2.

Target Audience
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.

Educational Objectives
Discuss basic concepts in disease emergence
Understand the timelines and epidemiologic curves for SARS in different geographic locales
Understand the basic epidemiology of SARS
Be aware of the basic clinical features of SARS
Understand the risk to health care workers from SARS

This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center. You will need to complete a separate registration to have access to this course. Click the course title, then choose register on the course page. When you have finished, print off your certificate from North Carolina, then return to the LMS and choose Mark Complete from the action menu in the Learning Plan in your Workspace.