COVID-19 In Healthcare
£20 + VAT
This course will give you a greater understanding of the measures in place to eliminate or to minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the healthcare setting. You will learn how to write a risk assessment in relation to COVID-19, as well as carrying out first aid during COVID-19.
All about this course
Our COVID-19 in Healthcare course is suitable for anyone working in a healthcare setting.
You will learn the importance of effective risk assessments in healthcare settings with regard to COVID-19 and will also consider the ways of preventing the spread of the virus in a healthcare environment.
You will learn that working safely during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic has become very important in healthcare setting.
Therefore it is even more important due to the nature of the roles being carried out and the people with whom employees are interacting with to be safe and cautious.
In our COVID-19 in Healthcare course you will learn that working safely involves ensuring that the best practices are carried out in terms of risk assessment.
As well as making sure that PPE is correctly used so that employees are not putting themselves at increased risk of contracting the virus.
The information provided in this course is directly in-line with government recommendations about healthcare contexts and is therefore subject to review and amendment at regular intervals.
In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.
You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.
Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Up to date information in regards to COVID-19
Suitable for people working in healthcare
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass
Unit 1 – Introduction – This unit is designed to provide an introduction to COVID-19, where it is believed to have originated from and the impact it has had so far globally, especially on the economy and education. The unit will finish by explaining the latest Government guidance for COVID-19.
Unit 2 – Identifying and assessing risks – In this unit you will look at the importance of effective risk assessments for Healthcare workers with regard to COVID-19 and that in a healthcare setting, the individuals who work there may be more likely to catch COVID-19 as there is increased risk of coming into contact with an infected patient.
Unit 3 – Symptoms of COVID-19 – This unit will look at the different symptoms experienced from the virus and why some people are more affected than others. You will also learn about people who have had COVID-19 and the handful of consistent symptoms between individuals, both in adults and children.
Unit 4 – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 – In this unit you will look at possible ways of minimising and preventing the spread of Coronavirus. You will learn the concept of social distancing and keeping a safe space between people, so that the virus has less chance to transmit from one person to another. As well as learning who maybe more at risk.
Unit 5 – Actions for healthcare settings during COVID-19 – In this unit of our COVID-19 in Healthcare you will look at the procedures that the healthcare setting will need to adopt in order to provide a safe environment for healthcare workers. You will learn some areas of healthcare may present more risks than others and the key factors that should be taken into account when working safely in healthcare.
Unit 6 – The new normal – In this unit you will look at the impact the virus has had so far on society, you will also explore ways to look after your mental health and wellbeing.