Empowering Healthcare Workers to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa

Course Duration and Mode of Delivery
This is a 10 days virtual course to be offered from Monday to Friday from 1530 to 1830 (EAT) taking into consideration challenges of travel and limited health worker availability.

Date: November 23rd – 27th,  2020

Time: Monday to Friday from 1530 to 1830 (EAT)

Mode of delivery: Virtual by zoom

Cost: Free

USD 100 for certificate

Target Group
The course is ideal for Frontline Healthcare Workers, including those in the fields of Medical, Community Health, Pharmacy, Clinical, Nursing, Laboratory, Nutrition, Counseling, Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy.

The course objectives are to:

  1. Improve healthcare workers knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control practices.
  2. Train healthcare workers on how to limit human to human transmission including reducing secondary infections among healthcare workers, other patients and close contacts.
  3. Equip healthcare workers to identify, isolate and care for patients early including providing optimized care for infected patients.
  4. Acquire skills for carrying out COVID-19 surveillance before outbreak.
  5. Understand the principles of infectious disease modelling and critiquing existing African and Kenyan SARS-CoV2 models.

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GET IN TOUCH

Amref International University

Call:  +254 (0)741 743 871  or

+254 20 699 3224

Email: training@amref.ac.ke

Units to be offered -:

  • History of Pandemic, Ethics and Social Stigma
  • Virology, Transmission Dynamics and Modelling
  • Infection, Prevention and Control of COVID-19
  • Home Based Isolation and Care
  • Response and Effects to COVID-19 in Various Countries

Our thoughtful approach to admissions will help make your enrolment as easy as possible.

Overview

Course Duration and Mode of Delivery
This is a 10 days virtual course to be offered from Monday to Friday from 1530 to 1830 (EAT) taking into consideration challenges of travel and limited health worker availability.

Date: November 23rd – 27th,  2020

Time: Monday to Friday from 1530 to 1830 (EAT)

Mode of delivery: Virtual by zoom

Cost: Free

USD 100 for certificate

Target Group
The course is ideal for Frontline Healthcare Workers, including those in the fields of Medical, Community Health, Pharmacy, Clinical, Nursing, Laboratory, Nutrition, Counseling, Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy.

The course objectives are to:

  1. Improve healthcare workers knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control practices.
  2. Train healthcare workers on how to limit human to human transmission including reducing secondary infections among healthcare workers, other patients and close contacts.
  3. Equip healthcare workers to identify, isolate and care for patients early including providing optimized care for infected patients.
  4. Acquire skills for carrying out COVID-19 surveillance before outbreak.
  5. Understand the principles of infectious disease modelling and critiquing existing African and Kenyan SARS-CoV2 models.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

GET IN TOUCH

Amref International University

Call:  +254 (0)741 743 871  or

+254 20 699 3224

Email: training@amref.ac.ke

Units to be offered

Units to be offered -:

  • History of Pandemic, Ethics and Social Stigma
  • Virology, Transmission Dynamics and Modelling
  • Infection, Prevention and Control of COVID-19
  • Home Based Isolation and Care
  • Response and Effects to COVID-19 in Various Countries
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Our thoughtful approach to admissions will help make your enrolment as easy as possible.

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