Infectious diseases can spread easily in the residential care setting and quickly turn into an outbreak, leading to increased resident hospitalisation and mortality.
This course identifies practical strategies to manage an outbreak of an infectious disease, such as COVID-19, influenza or gastroenteritis.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Define what COVID-19 is and how it spreads
Define what influenza is and how it spreads
Define what gastroenteritis is and how it spread
Identify key strategies for managing an outbreak of an infectious disease
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Over 5 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 4.5 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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