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COVIDSAFE : Healthcare Professionals


This course covers:

  • Explore the origins and aetiology of coronaviruses specifically COVID-19
  • Apply basic R0 epidemiology to COVID-19
  • Review the morbidity and mortality rates related to COVID-19
  • Identify the presentation (signs and symptoms) of COVID-19
  • Explain transmission and exposure risk levels for CODIV-19, including international travel
  • Apply Preventive strategy particularly hand hygiene, sneeze and cough etiquette
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of PPE such as gloves, gowns, eye protection and masks, including how to don and doff PPE correctly
  • Implement actions on experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (do not work or visit an RCF)
  • Demonstrate Handling and disposal of clinical waste
  • Outline the Processing of reusable equipment
  • Execute Environmental cleaning
  • Identify the precautions when laundering linen
  • Apply Food handling and cleaning of used food utensils procedures related to COVID-19
  • Describe the standard/supportive care including Treatment/Prophylaxis for COVID-19

CPD Value: 0.58