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MDC 110 - Infectious Diseases Medicine and Pandemic Control

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MDC 110 08 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 110 03 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 110 28 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 110 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 110 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In modern medicine, infection prevention and control (IPC) measures in health-care settings are of central importance to the safety of patients, health-care workers and the environment, and to the management of communicable disease threats to the global and local community. Application of basic IPC precautions is a cornerstone for providing safe health care. In an era of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, IPC in health care is as important now as ever. This course covers improtant information that will help decision makers create a plan to lesson the effect of the current pandemic. 

Course Objectives

  • Overview of infectious diseases and the complications associated with them
  • Preventing the transmission of infectious diseases 
  • Understanding vaccines and medicines principles 
  • Discussing international recommedations and previous pandemic cases 

Who Should Attend?

  • Doctors 
  • Healthcare Providers 
  • Healthcare Policy Makers
  • Anyone who wants to learn about infectious diseases

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Overview of infectious diseases & historical background of major pandemics
  • What is COVID 19 pandemic? I.e. Genetic background, types and major mutations
  • Epidemiological perspective on pandemics and public health care
  • Viral vs microbial infectious diseases/pandemics

Day 2

  • Infectious disease dynamics: molecular and microbiological aspects
  • Clinical aspects of infectious diseases: prognosis, symptoms, treatments
  • Drug and diagnostic tools discovery and developments for COVID 19 pandemic 
  • Case studies of COVID 19 clinical aspects, drug discovery, and genetics

Day 3

  • Pandemic mitigation: preparedness and response
  • Infectious disease & pandemic control and prevention
  • Case studies of infectious disease control and role of who
  • Socioeconomical impact of pandemics and infectious diseases

Day 4

  • Vaccines: development and types 
  • Pandemic vaccines: focus on COVID 19 vaccines developments
  • Critical aspects of vaccines: efficacy, accessibility, ethics, technology
  • Psychological affects of infectious diseases beginning from individual level to community level.

Day 5

  • Global cases for governance of infectious diseases control and prevention
  • Government and public health policies for COVID 19 and infectious diseases
  • Future perspectives: artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies in infectious diseases/ COVID 19 diagnosis, prevention and treatment