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
  • 1.3 COVID-19: The Vaccines
  • 2) TRIAGE, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT IN PRIMARY CARE
  • 2.0 Learning Objectives - Triage and Management in Primary Care
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Screening and Triage of Patients
  • 2.3 Diagnostic testing
  • 2.4 Clinical Assessment¬†
  • 2.5 Management of COVID-19 Patients with mild or moderate disease
  • 2.6 Management of COVID-19 Patients with severe disease
  • 2.7 Transfer from Health Centre to Hospital
  • 3) Planning for healthcare delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 3.0 Learning Objectives - Plan for Health Care Delivery During the Pandemic
  • 3.1 Strengthening the Health System at Primary Health Care Level
  • 3.2 Community Health Workers (CHWs)
  • 3.3 Remote Consulting
  • 3.4 Actions to prepare and roll out COVID-19 vaccination
  • 3.5 Cleaning and Disinfection of Environmental Surfaces
  • 3.6 Case Studies
  • 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 infection in event of suspected COVID-19 home treatment
  • 4.3 Who is at High Risk?
  • 5) NCDs and COVID-19
  • 5.0 Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs) and COVID-19
  • 5.1 Principles to Use for Planning Care of Patients with NCDs
  • 5.2 Chronic Respiratory Disease and COVID-19
  • 5.3 Diabetes and COVID-19
  • 5.4 Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease and COVID-19
  • 5.5 Cancer and COVID-19
  • 5.6 Haemoglobinopathies and COVID-19
  • 5.7 Autoimmune disease and COVID-19
  • 5.7 Dementia and COVID-19
  • 6) Mental Health for the community during covid-19
  • 6.0 Learning Objectives - Mental Health for the community during COVID-19
  • 6.1 Mental Health of the population during COVID-19
  • 6.2 Psychological first aid (PFA) for acute psychological distress
  • 6.3 Mental Health for Health Care Workers
  • 7) Special Considerations
  • 7.0 Learning Objectives - Special Considerations
  • 7.1 COVID-19 & HIV
  • 7.2 TB & COVID-19
  • 7.3 Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & COVID-19
  • 7.4 Child Health & COVID-19
  • 7.5 End-of-life care & COVID-19
  • 7.6 Long-term effects of COVID-19
  • 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
  • COVID-19 Primary Care Response in Low Resource Settings - Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever