COVID-19 Pathology

Damage to Lungs and Other Organs
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (44 ratings)
861 students
COVID-19 Pathology
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (44 ratings)
861 students
Describe the pathophysiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the respiratory tract and immunological processes that contribute to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and death
Describe the potential effect of COVID-19 on other organs in the body
Review the pathologic mechanisms in the heart

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of science

Description

This course describes what you need to know about SARS CoV-2 and its effects on organ systems, including the lungs. COVID-19 can damage not only the lungs, but also the kidneys, liver, and heart. We cover what is known and the latest research.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the respiratory tract and immunological processes that contribute to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and death

  • Discuss the potential effect of COVID-19 on other organs in the body

  • Take a deep dive into COVID and injury to the heart

Content created by MD and PhD level writers at Nascent Medical, LLC. Narrated by Dr. Emma Hitt Nichols.

Who this course is for:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Science students
  • Anyone interested in understanding more about COVID-19

Course content

3 sections • 15 lectures • 40m total length
  • Introduction
    02:18

Instructor

Medical Writer
Emma Nichols, PhD
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Emma Nichols, PhD, is a long time writer specializing in medical topics. While working in a lab earning her PhD in molecular biology, she realized she would much rather write about science than "do" science and has been a medical writer ever since. She has a passion for teaching people about medical writing and communicating all things medical.