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Pandemics: Slowing the Spread


The Pandemics: Slowing the Spread course you will teach actions you can take to slow down the transmission of a pandemic virus. You will learn what you can do to prevent yourself from becoming infected with and transmitting viruses, as well as actions to take if you become infected. Specifically, you will learn about the coronavirus, symptoms of the COVID-19 strain, and what you should do if you feel sick.

Time Commitment

The course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.


  • You must pass quiz at the end of the training course and receive a minimum 80% passing grade

Getting Started

Complete the following steps to register for and access the Online training course.

  1. Go to
  2. Login in with your University NetID and Password
  3. Select Training
  4. Select Course Directory
  5. Select Pandemics: Slowing the Spread
  6. Click on Launch Course
  7. Complete the Course
  8. Complete the quiz questions and click on Submit Responses
  9. Once course has been completely reviewed, the system will indicate that the course has been completed and you’ll be able to receive a training certificate for the course.
  10. If any of these online courses cannot be launched, please click Support, and fill out an error form, or email for technical assistance. You can call 1-800-939-RAFT x82
  11. If you have questions concerning the training content or campus requirements, please email with questions.

Verification of Training 

Following the successful completion of the course, the BioRaft Safety Database will generate a certificate of completion. You will be able print this certificate. The database will store a digital record of the completed training and a copy of the certificate for later use.