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Epidemic and Pandemic Disease Awareness

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The epidemic and pandemic disease awareness course is designed to provide in-depth information for nurses, medical students and anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the different types of viruses and how they spread. It covers the origins of various diseases, transmission, symptoms, treatment and other keys factors.

Throughout the course, you will deepen your understanding of the difference between epidemic and pandemic diseases, as well as different types of diseases such as SARS, MERS, influenza and AIDS. You will learn important information regarding the World Health Organisation, how these diseases are spread, their symptoms, risks and mitigation.

By the end of the course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of various pandemic outbreaks throughout history, including the novel coronavirus and other zoonotic diseases that are transmitted from animals or insects to humans.

  • Accredited, quality CPD training
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Course material developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning accessible via laptop, tablet and smartphone
  • 24/7 Learning assistance and tutor support
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

Sneak Peek

Who should take the course

This comprehensive disease awareness course is a must for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of epidemics and pandemic outbreaks, the different types of diseases and how they are controlled. This includes:

  • NHS Nurses
  • GPs
  • Construction Workers
  • Urban Planners
  • Medical Students
  • Pharmacists

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the differences between pandemics and epidemics
  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of zoonotic diseases and the novel coronavirus
  • Explain the symptoms & risks of HIV, SARS, MERS, influenza and other diseases
  • Implement the correct safety measures to prevent and control the spread of infection
  • Show awareness of the consequences of pandemics and the pose they threat to humans
  • Understand the role of the WHO in controlling pandemic outbreaks


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Course Curriculum

In module one, we will learn about the history of pandemic outbreaks and the difference between epidemics and pandemics.

In module two, we will gain an in-depth understanding of pandemic risk management, including mitigation strategies and risk assessments.

In module three, we will compare MERS and SARS disease, their symptoms and how they are transmitted from person to person.

In module four, we will develop our understanding of the new coronavirus, how it was contracted from animals, WHO statistics, symptoms and the safety precautions we can take.

In module five, we will gain a deeper understanding of how zoonotic diseases are formed and how they can be transmitted to humans.

In module six, we will learn about the history and origin of HIV, taking a look at how the virus spread and HIV transmission.

In module seven, we will explore the symptoms and treatment of influenza, prevention procedures and causes.

In module eight, we will take a look at the origin and history of the Nipah Virus, its signs & symptoms, treatment and diagnosis process.

In module nine, we will develop our knowledge and understanding of smallpox, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment.

In module ten, we will learn about the causes and symptoms of viral meningitis, how it spreads, diagnosis, treatment & prevention.

In module eleven, we will gain a deeper understanding of the history and origin of the Ebola virus, the transmission process, signs and symptoms.

In module twelve, we will explore the symptoms and treatment of Zika virus and how the Zika virus is tested and transmitted.

In module thirteen, we will learn about plague outbreaks, including some key facts and the WHO’s response to the plague.

In module fourteen, we will explore some of the milder threats to human beings such as Yellow Fever, the Hendra virus, and Dengue. 

In module fifteen, we will broaden our understanding of pandemic risks and the major consequences of a global spread of infection.

In module sixteen, we will at some mitigation strategies for pandemic diseases and health and social care preparedness.

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Course Reviews


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  1. 5

    A very much useful course for this current situation. Got an in-depth knowledge about COVID-19 safety and prevention measures. Hope this will be very helpful for me to keep me and my family out of danger. Would like to recommend everyone to take this course.

  2. 5

    Was looking for such a course. Thank you Training Express for bringing up this course to us. Recommended

  3. 5

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how deadly a situation can be. So, I think it’s high time to get prepared with proper knowledge and training to prevent further bad situations. I found this course very helpful. It covers all the essential things to know about pandemic diseases. Everyone should take this course.

  4. 5

    Very informative and thorough

  5. 5

    Great course regarding the current situation. It will be a great pick if you take this course. Absolutely value for money.

  6. 5

    In this critical situation of COVID-19 pandemic. Nothing is more important than getting the right knowledge about how to prevent getting affected. This course is exactly what we need right now. Recommended.

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