The course consist of one module, which provides information on the history of the Ebola virus, diagnosis and treatment. In addition the module covers topics such as transmission pathways and vaccines.
All healthcare workers have free online access to this course.
The module is written to understand more about the Ebola virus: How it spreads, how it can be controlled, the clinical symptoms and current and potential treatment.
Ebola[e]Education is a free available course. Register to gain access to the free courses.
All personnel responding to Ebola outbreaks need to have basic knowledge and skills in order to mount an effective response. The GO training package was developed for WHO deployees so they can work safely and effectively as part of the teams bringing outbreaks under control. The learning package consists of 7 modules, which include video lectures and downloadable presentations that have been updated with the latest information and developments. It begins with an introduction to Ebola virus disease before moving to the response strategy and essential information related to working for WHO. The GO materials are designed to complement the ePROTECT training, which is available here: https://openwho.org/courses/e-protect.
This comprehensive intermediate level course is for clinicians caring for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Modules provide information on screening and triage, infection prevention and control, laboratory diagnostics, organization of the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC), clinical care of patients in the ETC, and investigational therapeutic agents.
Learning objectives: By the end of this training course, participants should be able to:
describe screening of patients to identify suspect cases and safely transfer them for ongoing care to an ETC;
understand infection prevention and control strategies: standard and contract precautions and use of personal protective equipment for various contexts;
understand safe waste management and how to perform a safe and dignified burial;
understand how to collect patient samples for Ebola and other laboratory tests;
understand the various Ebola tests available and the importance of other routine laboratory tests for patient management;
understand the structure, functioning, and procedures of an ETC;
understand the main components of clinical management of patients with EVD; and
describe the WHO framework for using investigational therapeutic agents in an outbreak.
Enroll for the course: https://openwho.org/courses/ebola-clinical-management
For health professionals located outside affected regions, online learning courses from BMJ Learning [http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/.html?moduleId=10058695] offer guidance on how to recognise who is most at risk and how to manage suspected cases of Ebola in primary care.
Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on Ebola virus disease here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are available in English and French, and can be downloaded for offline use. A version in Lingala is also available.
This two-week free course looks at the science behind the Ebola outbreak, to understand why it has occurred on this scale and how it can be controlled
- See more at: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/freeonlinecourses/ebola/index.html#sthash.77ztaO8A.dpuf
Start: 19 January 2015
Duration: 2 weeks,6 hours per week
Email inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free online Course. Go to the website http://ecampus.msf.org/moodlemsf/mod/page/view.php?id=22246
A new mobile learning courses developed by CapacityPlus lead partner IntraHealth International offer specialized guidance on care and prevention for health workers in Ebola-affected areas, delivered through SMS text messages or through interactive voice response on simple mobile phones. The reources will be available on the IntraHealth International website
This 15-minute quick guide is developed with content available from the World Health Organization, CDC, and other organizations. The general public and aid workers without specialized health training will benefit from increased awareness of this outbreak.To access the latest training, log into DisasterReady.org or enroll directly in the Ebola Awareness Quick Guide training course.
The Ebola crisis has impacted some of the most vulnerable areas of the world, and frontline health workers are struggling to keep pace with the outbreak. The “Training Health Workers for Ebola” series consists of four webinars, and aims to provide health workers with the clear, reliable, and timely information they need to protect themselves, detect the disease, and respond.
This webinar series is offered free of charge by mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth.
Please visit the website: http://techchange.org/live-events/training-health-workers-for-ebola/