Post-COVID Impact on the Respiratory System

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 13,067 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

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

  • Long term effects of COVID on respiratory system
  • Pulmonary function parameters
  • Comparison of Covid-19 with other SARS disease
  • Pathophysiology of the pulmonary system and development of pneumonia and ARDS.

What you'll learn

Understanding the cytokine release phenomenon in the novel Coronavirus infection and the associated lung injury resulting in inflammation and scarring of the lung in the COVID-19 patient is considered an essential part of the disease phenomenon.

This course discusses the pathophysiology and virulence of the coronavirus, pathogenesis of pneumonia and ARDS in COVID-19 patients, comparison of COVID-19 and SARS diseases, and the COVID-19 disease on the pulmonary system, and the subsequent impairment in lung function alteration in COVID-19 after recovery. The course also emphasizes on evaluation and differentiation of the lung injury caused by Covid-19 from other consequences.

Who Should Attend?

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

Instructor

Dr. Niraj Khatri Sapkota

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


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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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Instructor

Dr. Niraj Khatri Sapkota

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


4/5

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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