On-Demand Courses

COVID-19: From Origin to Evolution
Credits: 1.5 Category A
Venue: Webinar
Open to: Students NDs Health-care practitioners
Course type: On-demand

Course description
In Wuhan, China in December 2019, citizens were lining up outside hospitals with serious symptoms of an illness that became known at COVID-19. The original virus has evolved into at least eight strains, vaccines have or are being developed and prominent risk factors have been identified. These will be reviewed in order to put this pandemic into perspective and help us understand where we have been and where we may be headed from a medical and scientific perspective.
Learning objectives
  • Learn the possible origin of the SARS-1 and SAR-2 coronavirus
  • Review its clinical effects in mammals and humans
  • Familiarize yourself with the approved conventional treatments and promising trials
  • Understand the evolution of the coronavirus
  • Discuss approaches for prevention based on world-wide research
  • Summary

Dr. Paul Richard Saunders PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
Dr. Saunders currently teaches botanical medicine, parenteral therapy, venipuncture and homeopathic medicine. He has made numerous radio, TV, newspaper and public lecture appearances to foster awareness about various aspects of naturopathic medicine. He has also participated in many conferences including Mount Sinai Hospital's Colon Cancer Forum and the second International Herbal Medicine Conference. An avid lecturer, he has spoken to such groups as the Peel Region Health Workers, Toronto Catholic Teachers and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He is also involved in several research studies.