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COVID-19 - Diagnostics and Testing

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Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 diagnostics and testing, and how to improve testing capacity in low-income settings COVID-19 - Diagnostics and Testing at FutureLearn.

Overview

As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare infrastructure and testing capacity have emerged as major issues.

Different countries have implemented different testing strategies, and from the range of diagnostic tests available, some have received authorization for use by national regulatory agencies.

Key facts:

There’s a need for independent evaluation of these tests and guidance on implementing safe and reliable testing.

On COVID-19 - Diagnostics and Testing at FutureLearn, you’ll discover the latest recommendations on COVID-19 testing and get up-to-date information on the performance of tests and how best to deploy them.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • COVID-19 and the role of diagnostics
  • Immunoassays and lessons learned
  • Molecular Testing for COVID-19

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is designed for professionals involved in the testing and diagnosis of COVID-19, with a focus on low- and middle-income settings.

This may include Ministry of Health officials, laboratory managers, laboratory technologists and technicians, clinicians, programme managers, implementing partners and others involved in laboratory testing for COVID-19.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 21 days.

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  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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