Infectious Diseases: SARS

Description: This course is designed to provide a brief overview of SARS, its method of transmission, risk factors for contracting SARS, and the criteria for diagnosis of SARS.  It also covers SARS treatment and prevention, as well as giving a brief synopsis of the 2003 SARS outbreak.

Author(s)
  • Name: Program: Pacific EMPRINTS
    Title: Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Information Network and Training Services
    Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences
    Email: emprints@hawaii.edu

  • Name: Alan Katz MD, MPH
    Title: Professor of Epidemiology
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Public Health Sciences Program
    Email: katz@hawaii.edu

Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Project Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomed A108, Honolulu, HI 96822

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: sars, SARS-CoV, SARS precaution, Infectious Disease, emerging infectious disease, Infectious Diseases, isolation
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Common: Planning, Common: Risk Management, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Protect: Public Health Laboratory Testing, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Mass Prophylaxis
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Wed Nov 26 13:25:47 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Nov 26 13:25:47 -0500 2008