The aim of this half day course is to raise awareness amongst health professionals of the current situation with the Coronavirus and also best practice with regards care and interventions if a patient or resident is suspected as being infected.
-Explain what the Coronavirus is and what is currently known about it.
-Recognise the difference in symptoms between mild and severe cases of the virus
-Describe the groups of people who are at risk of contracting the virus
-Be able to recognise the key signs and symptoms which may indicate a person has the Coronavirus
-Be aware of the key diagnostic tools that are currently recommended to confirm the virus
– Will be able illustrate the key prevention techniques which can prevent the transmission of the Virus
- Will be able to demonstrate the care and early support therapy for a person who is suspected as having the Coronavirus.
- Will be able to simulate the safe use of face masks to prevent the transfer of the virus.
There is no formal assessment on completion of the course, however learners will complete a knowledge assessment at the end of the session, allowing them to demonstrate their understanding of the information and application into practice. Certificate lasts for 1 year.
Max Delegates: This course is open to everybody. Maximum 15 delegates per course.
Course Duration: The Face-to-Face sessions are a half day of in person training and run from either 9:00am to 1:00pm, or 2:00pm to 6:00pm.