Rehabilitation After COVID-19

22 December 2022 - 31 December 2024 г.
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  • English

    course language

  • 5 weeks

    course duration

  • from 4 to 5 hours per week

    needed to educate

  • 2 credit points

    for credit at your university

  • Cost 3 600 Р

    for studying

Dear learners, please note that only part of the materials is available for free. All course materials will be available after certification payment.

COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) has significantly resulted in a large number of medical, social, and psychological consequences. In light of all the harmful ramifications that derived from the COVID-19, implementation of evidence-based care interventions is required. 


 Early and ongoing comprehensive rehabilitation that target physical and psychological recovery, along with adequate social support, may help recover from COVID-19 attain full and meaningful lives. Post COVID-19 rehabilitation, regardless of the specific form, should be patient-centered and multidisciplinary organized. This course includes recommendations from the multidisciplinary expert team for evidence-based interventions. It is designed for healthcare professionals who may have relatively limited understanding of rehabilitation – the process, the interventions, and its positive impact. It is also relevant to patients and their families. By the end of the course, you will receive crucial knowledge necessary to provide safe and effective quality rehabilitation after COVID-19.




No special training required

Course program

This course consists of 5 modules:

1. The Science Of SARS-CoV-2

This module covers several topics associated with COVID-19 origins, clinical signs and symptoms, transmission, course, treatment and prognosis.

2. Medical Rehabilitation

This module provides basic medical rehabilitation techniques and advise to improve physical state after COVID-19 disease.

3. COVID-19 Stress and Adaptation

This module outlines significant factors associated with rehabilitation for COVID-19 patients and strategies to address risks.

4. Managing Emotional Impairments

This module provides advice on strategies to help patients and their families manage emotional impairment. As well as detect alarming symptoms requiring immediate special assistance.

5. Managing Cognitive Impairments And Behavioral Issues

This module describes factors that contribute to mental and physical well-being. It highlights cognitive problems common for people after recovery and proposes techniques to asses and improve cognitive functioning. Evidence-based techniques to reduce behavioral impairments are provided.

Education results

  • You'll receive crucial knowledge about the direct (physical) and indirect (psychological and social) effects associated with COVID-19
  • You'll learn to provide basic medical and psychological rehabilitation for people who are recovering from COVID-19 and/or suffering from COVID-stress
  • You'll learn to recognize factors that contribute to mental and physical well-being and get control over them

Formed competencies

The discipline is aimed at the formation of universal competencies of students in the educational programs of the bachelor's / specialist's degree, as well as other competencies provided for by the educational program.

ОК-1 – готовность к критическому осмыслению явлений социальной и культурной жизни; способность к восприятию, анализу, обобщению информации, постановке цели и выбору путей ее достижения

ПК-22 Владеет навыками формирования установок, направленных на здоровый образ жизни, гармоничное развитие, продуктивное преодоление жизненных трудностей, гуманистическое взаимодействие с окружающим миром.

ПК-28 готов к выбору и применению психологических технологий, позволяющих осуществлять решения новых задач в различных областях профессиональной практики.

Education directions

Отзывы о курсе

Короткова Инга Сергеевна

Кандидат психологических наук
Position: Старший преподаватель кафедры медицинской психологии и психофизиологии

Яковлева Мария Викторовна

Кандидат психологических наук
Position: доцент кафедры медицинской психологии и психофизиологии

Лукашенко Вадим Игоревич

Кандидат медицинских наук
Position: Врач сердечно-сосудистый хирург ПСПбГМУ имени академика И.П. Павлова

Первова Ирина Леонидовна

Доктор социологических наук, кандидат психологических наук
Position: Профессор кафедры теории и практики социальной работы

Матан Валерия Владимировна

Position: Старший преподаватель кафедры психологии кризисных и экстремальных ситуаций

Щелкова Ольга Юрьевна

Доктор психологических наук
Position: Профессор и и.о. заведующего кафедрой медицинской психологии и психофизиологии

Клибсон Сергей Константинович

Кандидат медицинских наук
Position: Доцент кафедры дерматовенерологии СЗГМУ им. И.И. Мечникова

Беляева Елена Геннадьевна

Кандидат педагогических наук
Position: Старший преподаватель кафедры междисциплинарных исследований в области языков и литературы

Бережкова Наталия Ивановна

Position: Инструктор-физиотерапевт

Макаренко Станислав Вячеславович

Position: Заведующий отделением физических методов лечения, врач-невролог, врач-физиотерапевт


It is possible to get a certificate for this course.

The cost of passing the procedures for assessing learning outcomes with personal identification - 3600 Р.

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