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The Science of COVID-19 and Vaccines

November 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presenter: Dr. Andrew Clair, PhD
Moderator: Dr. Annette B. Wysocki, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing

Life has been radically changed with the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The overall understanding and treatment options for this novel virus is constantly changing with the whole world rushing to keep up. This presentation will delve into the history of pandemics and current research on the coronavirus to increase awareness and understanding.

  1. Gain a science-based understanding of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19
  2. Learn about the history of pandemics, basic biology of the virus including why it is so contagious, long-term consequences of infections (post COVID illness), who is most at risk, impact on public health, and the worldwide effort behind global drug and vaccine development.
  3. Be able to differentiate between the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) process and the formal FDA approval that vaccines and pharmacological treatments must be evaluated under with special emphasis provided on clinical trial safety and effectiveness information.

*** Please note, you will receive a confirmation email once your registration is completed. If you do not receive a confirmation email, you did not complete your registration. Additionally, you will receive an email 24 hours before the scheduled event including the virtual zoom login information. Thank you for your patience and we look forward to seeing you at the virtual event. ***

CLICK HERE to register. (Register by November 4th at 11:30 AM) The event will be held via zoom.


November 4, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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