We Need to Know: A Call for Interdisciplinary Education on COVID-19
COVID-19 disrupted numerous disciplines which led to widespread misinformation on the virus. Thirteen students from across the USA designed a web-based conference, or “webinar,” to minimize the misinformation among student populations. Professionals presented the current and possible future impacts of COVID-19 in their respective fields. Pre- and post-conference surveys were administered to the attendees to gauge the impact of the conference. Survey results demonstrated increased knowledge and a lower degree of feeling overwhelmed by COVID-19 information overall, indicating a niche use for webinars during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Brende, A., Stacer, R.J., Jhaveri, S. et al. We Need to Know: A Call for Interdisciplinary Education on COVID-19. J Nutr Health Aging (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12603-021-1608-4
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