Pandemic: How Infectious Diseases Affect Cities and Urban Planning

Pandemic: How Infectious Diseases Affect Cities and Urban Planning

In this presentation, we explore how deadly diseases have impacted cities and affected urban planning. We discuss how urbanization contributes to pandemics and how diseases like the bubonic plague, Spanish influenza, and SARS changed how cities operate. Our team will review how hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare projects can decrease risks to patients and healthcare workers. Finally, we will examine how sustainable development may help decrease pandemic risks for future global catastrophes.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Review the worst diseases throughout history that have impacted cities and examine their destructive impacts on inhabitants
  2. Discuss how urbanization contributes to pandemics and what city planners can do to mitigate risks to inhabitants
  3. Identify ways healthcare projects can help minimize the spread of diseases and decrease infection rates for patients and healthcare workers
  4. Explore how sustainable development may help decrease pandemic risks
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AIBD Division: 
Design Process
AIA Course Number: 
GCE014
GBCI Course ID: 
0920021734
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion

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