Ebola: Clinical management of Ebola virus disease
Medical, Fitness, Healthcare and Safety
No. of Attendant
Acquired Skills/Covered Subjects
- describe screening of patients to identify suspect cases and safely transfer them for ongoing care to an ETC
- understand infection prevention and control strategies: standard and contract precautions and use of personal protective equipment for various contexts
- understand safe waste management and how to perform a safe and dignified burial
|About The Provider||
OpenWHO is WHO’s new, interactive, web-based platform that offers online courses to people preparing to work in epidemics, pandemics and health emergencies or already doing so.
The OpenWHO platform delivers WHO’s and partners’ expertise closer to where it is needed and provides information in user-friendly formats for frontline responders and decision-makers. The platform is managed by the Learning and Capacity Development unit in the WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme.
Users take part in a worldwide, social learning network that is based on interactive, online courses and materials covering a variety of subjects. OpenWHO also serves as a forum for the fast sharing of public health expertise and in-depth discussion and feedback on key issues.
This comprehensive intermediate level course is for clinicians caring for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Modules provide information on screening and triage, infection prevention and control, laboratory diagnostics, organization of the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC), clinical care of patients in the ETC, and investigational therapeutic agents.
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