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Infectious Diseases

Home based COVID 19 management


DUHS
The course aims to help doctors understand COVID 19 disease, differentiate it from other resembling conditions and learn how to manage the milder to moderate disease patients at home.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand COVID 19 disease
  • Disease transmission
  • Differentiate it from other resembling conditions
  • Manage the milder to moderate disease patients at home
  • Post-COVID care

Course description

COVID 19 disease is a global pandemic and there is lack of evidence for specific definitive treatment or cure. Most cases of COVID-19 are mild to moderate requiring supportive care to relieve symptoms (fever, body aches, cough), proper intake of fluids, rest, and good personal hygiene and a healthy diet. People with more severe cases may need treatment in hospital.

The course will help doctors to understand disease, its epidemiology, differentiation from other resembling conditions and how to manage the milder to moderate disease patients at home. This is important for a low resource healthcare setting. This module comprises of three different lessons, after each, you will be directed towards a quiz. Correct answers to minimum 70% is required to be eligible for the certificate.

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1 : Triaging patients who may be sick with COVID 19
  • Lesson 2 : Managing patients with milder COVID 19 illness at home
  • Lesson 3 : Tools for home based COVID 19 management & post disease care

Module outline

  • Disease and pathogenesis
  • Diagnosis
  • Management of milder disease at home
  • Tools for home based COVID 19 management (milder - moderate disease)
  • Post disease care
    • Diet changes
    • Lifestyle recommendations
    • When & who to refer?
    • Role of care-givers

Continuing Medical Education

Medical professionals who enroll and successfully complete this module will be awarded 01 CME credit hour from Dow University Of Health Sciences, Karachi

Instructor

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Dr. Yousuf Kamal Mirza

MBBS, FRCS
Diplomate in Medicine Aviation, USA,
Consultant Physician & Hon. Professor of Medicine at Aga Khan University Hospital, Tabba Heart Institute & Medi-link Clinics

Accredited by

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Dow University Of Health Sciences

  1. CLASSES START

  2. PACE

    Self-paced

  3. SUBJECT

    Infectious Diseases (COVID 19)

  4. COURSE LANGUAGE

    English

  5. DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    Moderate

  6. CREDIT

    1 CME credit hour by D.U.H.S.

  7. CERTIFICATE

    Online and hard copy (optional)

  8. TIME COMMITMENT

    02 Hours

  9. COMPLETION TIME

    07 days (Registration to completion)

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