PSK has partnered with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to disseminate relevant content on COVID-19 to all health care workers working in the country. This course is a production of a recent 2-day Training of Trainers (ToT) conducted by the MoH Kenya, on the 18th and 19th March 2020 in Nairobi facilitated by leading experts in the country. The course is targeted at all clinicians and other front-line staff working in the country and particularly in the public sector.
The course objective includes:
1: Serving as an educational aid and reference material for trainers as well as healthcare workers on the country's response to COVID -19.
2: Disseminate information and knowledge to health care workers on relevant issues including diagnosis, case management, infection prevention, and control as well as data reporting and referral mechanisms.
3: It also seeks to standardize care, management, and prevention of COVID-19 in the country.
The course includes recorded videos in lecture style, videos of practical skills, as well as downloadable checklists and other resources.
E-learning course, with practical demonstrations, and downloads of relevant checklists and resources
Part 1: Overview/background of COVID-19
Part 2: Case management COVID-19
Part 3: Enhanced surveillance for COVID-19
Part 4: Infection prevention and control
Part 4 (a): IPC theory
Part 4 (b): IPC theory
Part 4 (c): IPC practical
Part 5: Laboratory diagnosis
Part 5 (a): Laboratory diagnosis
Part 5 (b): Practical: sample collection, packaging & shipment
Part 6: Hospital rapid response
Part 6 (a): Hospital rapid response overview
Part 6 (b): Hospital rapid response slides
Part 7: Risk communication
Part 7 (a): Risk communication
Part 7 (b): Risk communication
Part 8: Download section
Hand hygiene-why, how, when
01- Hand hygiene-when
02- Preparation of chlorine disinfectant solution
03- How to hand-rub
04- How to hand-wash
05- Recommended PPE in the context of COVID-19
06- Inpatient health facility
07- Doffing and donning part 1
08- Donning and doffing part 2
09- COVID-19 self-care and observation
10- Outpatient triage setting for COVID-19
11- PPE for waste handlers