COVID-19 Staff Education
This one-hour course is designed to present current best practices for clinical support staff to mitigate personal and patient risk of contracting COVID-19. The didactic education is further supported by practical skills checklists that can be used by the supervising clinician to document the training and psychomotor skill levels of their staff regarding the mitigation of infectious disease in the ambulatory chiropractic care setting.
The content of this course is provided through online reading material in which the learner’s participation (time) is actively tracked and logged. A minimum of one hour is required. There will be at least three questions for every hour of the class. The learner must receive a score of 80% of the total possible points and log at least one hour to receive credit for the course. Learners not achieving the pass rate will be directed to additional study by the instructor and allowed to re-take the examination.
No textbooks required. Computer and Internet service required for completion of this course. Funding sources and potential conflicts of interest statement: No funds were received, underwritten or subsidized by any vendors of any goods including supplies or services for this course.
An introduction to COVID-19 evidence guided information, including instruction of proper hand hygiene. Identifying the proper use, donning and doffing and disposal of personal protective equipment. Implementation of practical infectious disease prevention skills.
- Identify common evidence guided information related to COVID-19 transmission.
- Understand preventative infectious disease protocols to assist in protecting staff and patients from contracting COVID-19.
- Practice infectious disease prevention skills under the supervision of the clinic or office lead clinician(s).
This syllabus is a representation of the requirements for successful completion of the course, containing the objectives, content, organization, and evaluation processes. It is the student’s responsibility to read, comprehend, and act on the syllabus’ objectives, content, and requirements. The faculty teaching this course reserves the right to reasonably alter the sequence of activities, assignment dates, and evaluation and assignment methods or styles. Every effort will be made to inform the class members in advance of such changes. Students are responsible for following the syllabus and any changes instituted by the faculty. Should there be any questions or need for reasonable interpretation of clarification of the syllabus, the student must contact the lead course instructor/syllabus author(s) to obtain answers to the above.
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