COVID-19 and the Pulmonary System

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    95 students

What you'll learn

Understanding the novel coronavirus structure and life cycle in the host cell along with its destruction of the respiratory system is necessary for the early diagnosis and better treatment of this disease. read more »»

This course also briefly describes the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in relation to the pulmonary system along with their probable causes. ARDS and Pneumonia is the fulminating feature of the COVID-19 critically ill patient that needs ventilation for their life support, thus this course explains the status of the patient before reaching this condition from the molecular and pathophysiological perspective.

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior Medical Students
  • Medical Officer
  • Senior Residence
  • Health and Nursing Professionals

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • The molecular pathophysiology of the SARS-nCoV-2
  • Differentiate SARS Coronavirus-2 from COVID-19
  • An idea of asymptomatic and symptomatic Covid 19 patient
  • Conceptualize about Pneumonia and ARDS in Covid 19″


Dr. Niraj Khatri Sapkota

Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology in Chitwan Medical College affiliated to Tribhuvan University, Nepal.


Niraj Khatri Sapkota has completed his Ph.D. in Molecular Physiology applications to pharmacology at the age of 32 years from Zhejiang University, China, one of the Thomson Reuters and Elsevier best-ranked university of the world; he is now working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology in Chitwan Medical College affiliated to Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He is an active researcher and academician of his country, Nepal. He has published more than 50papers both original and review papers as a single author or with collaboration in reputed international journals and is serving as a reviewer, advisory, and editorial board member and Editor of more than 30 international reputed journals.

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