Deskguide for Primary Care Health Workers during COVID-19

The course provides information on COVID-19 infection, prevention and control measures tailored specifically for primary care workers including city health and municipal health to minimize risk, and maximize patient and staff safety and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The training is also intended for laboratory, administrative, maintenance, security and management staff in primary care facilities.


Language: English

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Available for offline group training

Health care facilities who would like to conduct the training offline may register to download the training content to ensure staff with limited or no internet access can attend.

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Have you done the training at your healthcare facility? Do the final assessment to get your certificate of completion. 

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Course Information

Learning Objectives

  • Apply principles of diagnosis and management to accurately identify, assess disease severity using CRB65 scores and infer appropriate actions accordingly
  • Describe and apply principles of management for mildly, moderately and severely ill COVID-19 patients
  • Apply  principles  of  nursing  care  when  collecting specimens,  educating  patients  and  communicating  with BHWs
  • Describe  standard  precautions  including  PPE  donning  and doffing to  ensure  protection  for  oneself  and  others
  • Describe  general  layout  of  the  primary  care  facility  and apply  principles  of  management  to  ensure  effective disinfection  of  the  facility

Duration: Approximately 1 hour

Certificates: A certificate of completion will be made available for participants who can demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of the learning objectives through a short assessment


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