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2021 COVID-19 Education Training - Infectious Disease Policy Update
Prior to returning to any clinical experience, students are required to complete the following training courses. Proof of completion is required to be sent to the Program Director; Rebecca Mokris, D.Ed, LAT, ATC.
- Standard Precautions: Hand Hygiene, World Health Organization (WHO): course covering proper hand hygiene protocols. The duration is approximately one hour and participants will receive a certificate following successful completion (post-test must be passed) https://openwho.org/courses/IPC-HH-en
- Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), WHO: This course provides a review of infection prevention and control measures to respond to an outbreak, limit transmission, and identify and isolate suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases. Course takes approximately one hour and is comprised of three modules (Preparedness, readiness and IPC; The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): its epidemiology, risk factors, definitions, and symptomology; and Standard precautions, transmission-based precautions and COVID-19 specific recommendations. A confirmation of participation is available following completion of all of the modules. https://openwho.org/courses/COVID-19-IPC-EN
- COVID-19: How to Put On and Remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): course contains two modules. The first shows the process for donning and doffing PPE according to droplet/contact precautions. The second shows the process for donning and doffing PPE according to airborne/contact precautions for aerosol generating procedures. Videos included for both. Course takes approximately 15 minutes for completion (no certificate currently available). https://openwho.org/courses/IPC-PPE-EN