Covid-19 and education system: impact of current pandemic on adaptive learning strategies in medical education system

Deepali Patil, Waqar M. Naqvi
2020 International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences  
In the last few months, the globe has been overwhelmed by the pandemic coronavirus as the number of increasing documented cases, and death rates have continued to be reported. The disease is mild in most people usually aged people and those with the coexistence of multiple disorders alongside a primary disorder, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and multiorgan dysfunction may develop. No special or specific drugs/medications are available. Neither vaccine has been
more » ... nor is any previous antiviral drug effective for treatment. Instead, medication is done based on the treatment of clinical features with appropriate drugs and the management of critical patients in intensive care units and isolation. The situation of India's COVID19 has improved decently than that of other countries already affected, thanks to precautionary measures. India, however, did not escape the pandemic. Coronavirus spread (COVID-19) has led most countries around the world to implement urgent lock-down strategies to reduce the blowout of the disease, results that stopped classroom teaching and educational institutions. Global response of health education to COVID-19 pandemic is different from each area, from closings of health institutions to distance learning tactics to compliance with area-specific actions, such as communal distancing to stop the blowout of disease. The unexpected transition from classroom teaching to online education is a challenge both for faculties and learners, and a great deal of preparation and effort is needed in a short time.
doi:10.26452/ijrps.v11ispl1.2736 fatcat:lmfs3k4uqrdadd2xbqgbrrpjli