Free Introductory Course on COVID - 19

Learn basics about COVID-19
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (14 ratings)
1,149 students
47min of on-demand video
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Role of COVID-19 vaccines
Replication cycle of SARS-COV-2
RT PCR RNA Extraction
Pfizer BioNTech vaccine
X-ray in COVID-19

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of medical terminologies.

Description

This course will cover the following topics:


SARS-CoV-2 GENE EXPRESSION

1. Introduction

2. RNA Dependent RNA Polymerase Function

3. RNA Dependent RNA Polymerase Structure

4. Transcription Regulatory Sequence

5. Discontinuous Transcription – 1

6. Discontinuous Transcription – 2

7. Translation of RNA

8. Translation of Subgenomic RNA


REPLICATION AND TRANSCRIPTION COMPLEXES

1. What are RTCs

2. Formation of RTCs

3. Pattern Recognition Receptors

4. Viral Cytoplasmic Sensors, and

5. Benefits of RTCs


RTPCR – RNA EXTRACTION

1. Introduction

2. Components

3. Lysis Buffer

4. Silica Membrane Based RNA Extraction Part 1

5. Silica Membrane Based RNA Extraction Part 2

6. Magnetic Bead Based RNA Extraction Part 1

7. Magnetic Bead Based RNA Extraction Part 2


CHEST X RAY IN COVID 19

1. Resources

2. Imaging recommendations

3. Interpretation of CXR report

4. Probable COVID 19 CXR

5. Non-COVID 19 CXR

6. Baseline CXR in COVID 19


D-DIMER

1. Introduction

2. D-dimer levels

3. Etiology of pulmonary embolism

4. Risk Factors for Pulmonary Embolism

5. Approach to Pulmonary Embolism

6. D-dimer in COVID-19


ROLE OF VACCINES IN COVID 19

1. Introduction

2. What is vaccine Efficacy?

3. Calculation of Efficacy

4. What is Herd Immunity?

5. Vaccine & Herd Immunity

6. What are Variants?

7. Vaccines & Variants

8. Vaccine Protection

9. Vaccine & GAVI


PFIZER BIONTECH VACCINE

1. Introduction

2. About Pfizer

3. About BioNTech

4. Vaccine Efficacy

5. Vaccine Administration

6. Vaccine Side-effects

7. Vaccine related Precautions


PRINCIPLES OF VIRAL VECTOR VACCINES

1. Introduction to adenoviruses

2. Lifecycle of adenoviruses

3. Modification of adenoviruses

4. How do they function?

5. Viral vector vaccines

6. Advantages of adenoviruses


Who this course is for:

  • Medical Students
  • Doctors
  • Microbiologist
  • Preventive Medicine Experts
  • Biology Students
  • High School Students

Instructor

Dr P A Shah
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 21 Reviews
  • 1,181 Students
  • 6 Courses

Dr. P A Shah has over 15 yrs of experience in medical education. He has taught several students across various reputed medical colleges in India. He has rich experience in 'Neuroelectrophysiology', including EEG, Nerve Conduction Studies, and Evoked Potential studies.

He has also authored several books and is currently practicing internal medicine.

His simple, easy to understand and effective teaching methods have been widely appreciated by medical students.

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