COVID-19

COVID-19 Primary Care Response in Low Resource Settings (PCI-CV19)


Description
In this course you will learn about how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in low resource settings

This is a rapidly-evolving area and this information is a guide only, to help you think and plan ahead. If you have contact with a patient with, or concerned about, COVID-19, you must check the relevant national advice to ensure you are following the latest guidance and protocols.
Content
  • 1) Covid-19: A guide to public health measures and frequently asked questions
  • 1.0 Learning Objectives - Public Health & FAQs
  • 1.1 Covid-19 Public Health Measures
  • 1.2 Covid-19: Frequently Asked Questions
  • 2) The definition of a case of Covid-19 virus
  • 2.0 Learning Objectives - The Definition of a Case of Covid-19
  • 2.1 The Definition of a Case of Covid-19 Virus
  • 3) Preparing the Primary Health Care Centre
  • 3.0 Learning Objectives - Preparing the Primary Health Care Centre
  • 3.1 Leadership
  • 3.2 What are the Priority Services to Continue?
  • 3.3 What Services and Procedures Should be Stopped?
  • 3.4 Prevent Contact in the Clinic Between Patients With/out Suspected Symptoms
  • 3.5 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • 3.6 Hand Washing
  • 3.7 Preparing a Disinfectant Solution from Household Bleach
  • 3.8 Training Staff and Keeping them Informed
  • 3.9 Community Health Workers (CHWs)
  • 3.10 Remote Consulting
  • 4) Prevent the Spread of Covid-19
  • 4.0 Learning Objectives - Prevent the Spread of Covid-19
  • 4.1 How to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19
  • 4.2 Prevention of Covid-19 infection when treating in the home
  • 4.3 Who is at High Risk?
  • 5) Triage and management in primary care
  • 5.0 Learning Objectives - Triage and Management in Primary Care
  • 5.1 Screening and Triage of Patients
  • 5.2 Management of COVID-19 Patients in Category 2 and 3
  • 5.3 Management of COVID-19 Patients in Category 1
  • 5.4 Transfer from Health Centre to Hospital
  • 6) Special Considerations
  • 6.0 Learning Objectives - Special Considerations
  • 6.1 Principles to Use for Planning Care of Patients with NCDs
  • 6.2 Managing Patients with TB and HIV
  • 6.3 Ramadan & Covid-19
  • 6.4 Pregnancy & Covid-19
  • 6.5 Child Health & Covid-19
  • 7) Mental Health - Patients & Health Care Workers
  • 7.0 Learning Objectives - Mental Health for Patients & Health Care Workers
  • 7.1 Mental Health for Patients
  • 7.2 Mental Health for Health Care Workers
  • 8) Covid-19 - Case studies
  • 8.0 Learning Objectives - Case Studies
  • 8.1 Case Study - Dora Buse - Covid-19 & Diabetes
  • 8.2 Case Study - Ben Ali - Covid-19 & Asthma
  • 8.3 Case Study - Joe Mensah - Covid-19 & Hypertension
  • 8.4 Case Study - Ahmet Hasan - Palliative Care
  • 9) Glossary of terms
  • Glossary of Terms
  • 10) References
  • References - Covid-19 Module
  • 11) Other useful resources
  • Other Useful Resources
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever