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Level 1 = This fundamental material is intended for a broad audience of learners, of multiple cadres, who may provide care for patients with severe or critical illness, but may have little or no experience caring for severe or critically-ill patients and are usually not the primary decision maker for guiding care.

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Level 2 = This intermediate material is intended for a more advanced audience of learners than level 1, with some experience caring for patients with severe or critical illness, and may not be essential for all practitioners who provide this level of care.

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Level 3 = This advanced material is intended for an audience with significant experience caring for patients with severe and critical illness, including those who guide care decisions these patients.

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Infection Prevention Control

Total Duration: Estimated 4-6 hours

By the end of these modules, you should be able to:

  1. Explain how to protect staff and patients from COVID19
  2. Identify the steps to safely put on and take off PPE required for COVID19 care
  3. Define standard, contact, droplet and airborne precautions
  4. Identify when and how PPE can safely be reused when supplies are limited
  5. Identify strategies for planning/managing PPE supplies 

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Facility infection prevention control: disinfection and waste management

By the end of these courses, learners should be able to:
1. Identify the sources of waste at a health care facility and describe best practices for collecting and managing health care waste
2. Describe standard precautions to keep environmental services workers safe and explain function and use of cleaning agents and disinfectants
3. Describe the various methods of disinfection and sterilization and the workflow layout for appropriate handling

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Guidelines: Reprocessing Basic Resuscitation Equipment in Resource-Limited Settings

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Leadership & programme management in Infection Prevention & Control

By the end of these courses, learners should be able to:
1. define leadership as it applies to the roles and responsibilities of the IPC focal person;
2. Describe how the three factors of successful implementation—context, innovation, and recipients—define a framework for improving IPC activities
3. Define leadership as it applies to the roles and responsibilities of the IPC focal person

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Publication: Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings

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Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE during Shortages by CDC

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Course on occupational health and safety for health workers in the context of COVID-19

Module 1: Infectious risks to health and safety
Module 2: Physical risks to health and safety
Module 3: Psychosocial risks to health and safety
Module 4: Basic occupational health and safety in health services.

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Hand Hygiene Course & Brochure

By the end of these courses and videos, learners will be able to:
1. Describe proper technique of hand washing
2. Understand importance of glove use and hand hygiene

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Injection and needle safety

By the end of these courses, learners will be able to:
1. Identify proper needle handling technique and disposal
2. Describe what to do if a needle-stick injury does occur

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Precauciones básicas: Higiene de las manos

Objetivos de aprendizaje:
- describir la higiene de las manos
- reconocer los 5 momentos para la higiene de las manos;
- abordar el uso de guantes y la higiene de las manos

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COVID-19 EPP ¿Cómo uso mi EPP de manera segura?

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COVID-19: Cómo ponerse y quitarse el equipo de protección personal (EPP)

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Hand washing in hospitals

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Infografía sobre COVID-19 EPP

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Personal Protective Equipment Online Training Course

This free, comprehensive, interactive online training course was created by Lifebox to support healthcare worker training in personal protective equipment (PPE) use. The course was designed to have relevance to providers in all practice settings, including those where resources may be variable.

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PPE Donning and Doffing Infographic

Available in multiple languages from Lifebox.org

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PPE for COVID-19 Inforgraphic by Lifebox

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PPE Supply Burn Rate Calculator by CDC

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Respirator Types: Understanding the Difference by CDC

Respiratory Types: Understanding the Difference by CDC
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Resumen de las estrategias para optimizar el suministro de EPP durante periodos de escasez by CDC

Resumen de las estrategias para optimizar el suministro de EPP durante periodos de escasez by CDC
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Seminario sobre descontaminación y reutilización de N95: expandiendo el EPP para la primera línea

Webinar on N95 Decontamination & Reuse (1h14m) by Lifebox
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Webinar on N95 Decontamination and Reuse: Expanding PPE for the Frontline

Webinar on N95 Decontamination & Reuse (1h14m) by Lifebox
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Webinar on N95 Decontamination and Reuse: Expanding PPE for the Frontline

Webinar on N95 Decontamination & Reuse (1h14m) by Lifebox
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All IPC Resources in OCC Library

All IPC Resources on OpenCriticalCare

By OCC

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COVID-19 Guidelines Dashboard

This dashboard summarizes the latest guidelines from select leading authorities and institutions (WHO, CDC, NIH, IDSA, ESICM & more) and provides links directly to full guidelines and the evidence behind them.

By OCC

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Infection Prevention & Control Protocols & Reference

IPC Chapter COVIDprotocols.org

By OCC

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Prevención y Control de Infecciones

Prevención y Control de Infecciones COVIDprotocols.org

By OCC

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Salud y seguridad ocupacional para profesionales de la salud en el contexto de la COVID-19

Al finalizar este curso, los participantes deberán ser capaces de:
- describir los riesgos ocupacionales más frecuentes para la salud y la seguridad a los que están expuestos los profesionales de la salud durante su respuesta a la pandemia de COVID-19;
- describir los derechos del personal de salud a trabajar en unas condiciones dignas;
- describir cómo aplicar medidas para proteger su salud y su seguridad y proponer activamente las mejoras
- obtener acceso y usar los servicios de apoyo para la protección de la salud y la seguridad del personal de salud.

By WHO

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Tablero de Guías para la COVID-19

Este recurso agrega directrices de las principales autoridades sanitarias a nivel mundial para la atención de pacientes con la COVID-19 y las consolida en una única recomendación basada en la concordancia.

By OCC

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Todos los IPC Resources en la biblioteca de OCC

Todos los recursos de prevención y control de infecciones en la biblioteca de OCC

By OCC

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