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COVID-19: Infection, Immunity and Future Therapies

Key information

Subject area:

Life Sciences & Medicine


Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Course delivery mode:

Online


Credit level:

Not for credit


Duration:

3 days


Available course dates:

From: 20 January 2021 To: 12 February 2021
Application deadline: 12 February 2021

Course overview

You are paying for an archived version of the COVID-19 short course available until the 12th February 2021. The number of credits will be the same as for the live event. Participants accessing this archived version of the event may record this in their CPD diary using the approval code provided for the live event for up to four weeks after the event date. You will be given access to the material within 1 week of booking and have questions answered by lecturers at their own discretion.

This in-depth course is designed to quench the curiosity of doctors, nurses, budding scientists, and university students by providing specific knowledge about SARS-CoV-2.

The course will examine the pathogen SARS-CoV-2, the infection it causes, immune responses to infection, assays to track infection and research on vaccines and antivirals for the treatment of COVID-19 infection.

Click here for the course flyer. 

What does this course cover?

  • To provide an overview of the current pandemic;
  • To provide an overview of current and future therapies;
  • To provide specific knowledge on how to monitor COVID-19 practically

Who will I learn with?

Annapurna Vyakarnam

Annapurna Vyakarnam

Reader in Microbial Immunology

Francesco  Dazzi

Francesco Dazzi

Vice Dean (International) and Head of Regenerative Medicine

Stuart Neil

Stuart Neil

Professor of Virology

Rui Pedro Galão

Lecturer in Infectious Diseases

Adrian  Hayday

Adrian Hayday

Professor of Immunobiology

Katie Doores

Katie Doores

Senior Lecturer

Manu Shankar-Hari

Manu Shankar-Hari

Professor in Critical Care Medicine and NIHR Clinician Scientist

Mauro Giacca

Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences

Linda Klavinskis

Linda Klavinskis

Professor of Viral Immunology

Sasi  Conte

Sasi Conte

Professor of Structural Biology

Claire  Steves

Claire Steves

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Who is this for?

Clinicians, researchers and allied primary health care workers who care for COVID-19 patients

What is the teaching schedule?

The course is delivered by leading clinicians, scientists and staff working actively on COVID-19 in the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences at King’s College London.

A total of nine narrated PowerPoint lectures will be available to registered participants for a minimum of three weeks ahead of the course. Participants will need to go through the lectures in their own time ahead of the live sessions. They will have the opportunity to send questions that they want answered or clarified for each of the nine lectures.

Each lecture will have a dedicated live Q&A session timetabled. At the Q&A sessions on 13, 14 and 15 January, registered participants can meet lecturers who will address all questions sent to them ahead of the tutorial and address live questions in an interactive session.

The tutorials will be recorded and content will be available to those who have booked for the remainder of January.

The course is CPD UK accredited and an attendance certificate will be available at the end of the course.

Click here to view the full course programme. 

External Lecturers

Dr M Sudhanva

  • Consultant Virologist, South London Specialist Virology Centre, King’s College Hospital , London
  • Lead Clinical Advisor for COVID mass testing Lighthouse Labs and local advisor for Milton Keynes
  • Clinical Director of Pathology for the Viapath laboratories at King’s College Hospital | Viapath
  • Chair of Panel of Examiners in Virology, Royal College of Pathologists

Click here to read the profiles of all the lecturers on the course. 

Fees and discounts

The full cost of the course is £185 per person.

There are limited, discounted places available for:

  • Students and Alumni: £92.50 per person
  • Participants from low and middle income countries: £37 per person
  • Group bookings of 5 – 7 participants: £129.50 per person
  • Group bookings of 8 – 10 participants: £111 per person
  • Group bookings of 11+ participants: £92.50 per person

You will need to enter a discount code to make your booking. Please email Shaleem Grant (shaleem.grant@kcl.ac.uk) with the relevant evidence as below:

Students – You must be a current student at a University or College. Please ensure you provide your University/College address at the time of booking and a student ID/confirmation letter as proof of ID. A copy of your student card or a letter from your educational institute confirming your student status.

Low Middle Income - You must be a national of and current resident in a low or middle income country to be eligible for this discount. The eligible countries can be found here. Please ensure you provide your current address and a copy of your valid travel document, passport or identity document as evidence.

Group bookings – Please confirm the names of those in your group booking. 

Further information

Employer Funded - Payment by Invoice

This option is only available if your course fee is being paid for by your employer or company. If you are eligible for any discounts, you will be able to select this during the checkout process.

Please note you will need to provide the following information during checkout:

  • full name of the company
  • web URL address of the company
  • company finance department address to which the course fee invoice will be posted to
  • email address where the invoice can be sent
  • purchase order reference (if needed) – this is a reference which your company may need to be shown on the invoice in order to make payment to King’s
  • the name of the individual at the company, responsible for approving the invoice from King’s
  • the contact details of this individual, including their job title, department; email and telephone number

Please note that King’s College London payment terms are 30 days from the date of the invoice.

Course status:

Open

Full fee £185

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Contact

    For general queries or booking information, please contact Shaleem Grant (shaleem.grant@kcl.ac.uk). 

    For queries on course content, speaker and any other academic concerns, please contact Dr Annapurna Vyakarnam (annapurna.2.vyakarnam@kcl.ac.uk). 

  • shaleem.grant@kcl.ac.uk
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