COVID-19 Training for Healthcare Workers (Coursera)

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COVID-19 Training for Healthcare Workers (Coursera)
COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe and all providers must be prepared to recognize, stabilize and treat patients with novel coronavirus infection. Following completion of this short course physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will have a unified, evidenced-based approach to saving the lives of patients with COVID-19, including those who are critically ill.

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Learning modules are broken into short videos presented in a richly illustrated and compelling manner. The course is self paced and providers can schedule their learning to fit with their schedules. Topics include symptoms and signs in patients with COVID-19, early stabilization of patients, preventing the need for intubation, and ventilator management. The best evidence and guidelines are summarized while accompanying handouts provide written learning points and links to online resources. Simple infographics are available for providers to utilize within their care facilities to educate and promote optimal care across their entire institution.




WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

- Learn key features of COVID-19 and common presenting symptoms.

- Prevent COVID-19 transmission to healthcare providers and other individuals.

- Assess and give immediate care to patients in acute respiratory distress to prevent worsening.

- Provide advanced management and stabilization of patients in severe respiratory distress, including early ventilator management.


Syllabus


WEEK 1

MODULE 1: COVID-19 Key Features and PPE

In this module, you will learn the clinical signs of COVID-19 infection in patients and how to properly use personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

MODULE 2: Clinical Assessment of COVID-19 Patients

In this module, you will learn how to evaluate any sick patient including those with respiratory distress.

MODULE 3: Diagnostic Assessment of COVID-19 Patients

In this module, you will learn to use bedside diagnostic ultrasound to evaluate COVID-19 patients as well as the utility of other common diagnostic tests.

MODULE 4: Early Treatment of the Dyspneic COVID-19 Patient

In this module, you will learn about positioning, different types of oxygen therapy, and therapeutics for patients with suspected COVID-19.

MODULE 5: Advanced Treatment of the Severely Dyspneic COVID-19 Patient

In this module, you will learn advanced airway management techniques including bag mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation, and the use of medications in intubated patients.

MODULE 6: Initial Ventilator Management and Troubleshooting in COVID-19 Patients

In this module, you will learn how to initiate ventilator management and identify complications in intubated COVID-19 patients.



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