Learn more about coronavirus and the issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic with expert-led courses on topics like coronavirus testing and treatment.
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Enhance your knowledge of coronavirus and its impact on health and society with free online courses.
Coronavirus courses from leading healthcare organisations
Since the coronavirus made headlines in November 2019, it has grown to impact almost every aspect of our daily lives in the UK and around the world.
From learning how to provide effective critical care during the pandemic to understanding how to improve coronavirus testing capacity for suspected COVID-19 cases, sharing evidence-based knowledge and working together as a global community is key to overcoming the effects of coronavirus.
Practical healthcare training
Our healthcare courses on coronavirus have been created to support frontline health workers and other keyworkers with practical advice and support during this time.
Designed for nurses, frontline clinicians, health and social care workers, and carers who are treating COVID-19 patients, our courses offer up-to-date guidance on applying care principles and protecting your own physical and mental health, as well as the health of others. You’ll also be able to explore coronavirus modelling and testing, as well as learn more about coronavirus treatment.
We’re working with world-leading healthcare organisations like The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the John Hopkins University School of Nursing to bring you courses from healthcare organisations that are dedicated to healthcare education, research, and training.
You’ll learn alongside a global community of professionals and can share your experiences with and get advice from educators who are leaders in their field.
A physical and mental toll
As this pandemic evolves, every individual, family, and society is going through unique and untold challenges.
Aside from the physical dangers of the virus, the distinctive anxieties of coronavirus – such as guilt, anger, regret, fear of infection, and being infected – are placing untold pressures on our mental health.
Our courses will support you to make sense of what individuals and society as a whole are going through, as well as what might lie ahead.
Whether you’re a healthcare professional looking for support in responding to COVID-19 at work or a concerned member of the public interested in how coronavirus is impacting our lives and health, our courses can be used as educational resources for learning more about coronavirus and coping with its impact.
Up-to-date coronavirus research and guidance
There is a huge amount of information available online and in publications about the coronavirus, but not all of it is useful or even based on facts. The constantly evolving nature of this pandemic means it can be hard to keep up – and even harder to separate reliable information from rumour.
Joining an online coronavirus course created by experts in response to the pandemic will allow you access to the facts surrounding the virus, its origin, and its impact.
Whether you want to develop as a professional or discover a new hobby, there's an online course for that. You can even take your learning further with online microcredentials and degrees.
Join millions of people from around the world learning together. Online learning is as easy and natural as chatting with a group of friends.
Learn with experts
Meet educators from top universities and cultural institutions, who'll share their experience through videos, articles, quizzes and discussions.