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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-week course requiring 2-4 hours per week by the learner....

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Infection Control Basics and Personal Protection Equipment

7 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Donning PPE: Level 13m
Doffing PPE: Level 17m
Donning PPE: PAPR Level5m
Doffing PPE: PAPR Level6m
2 readings
Required Readings and Resources10m
Required Readings and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Basic Tenets of Infection Control Quiz26m
Personal Protective Equipment Quiz32m
Infection Control Basics and Personal Protection Equipment Discussion Forum Participation Statement of Completion2m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Disease Containment: Historical and Modern Era Examples

6 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
SARS in Toronto (Part 1)9m
SARS in Toronto (Part 2)5m
SARS in Toronto (Part 3)7m
5 readings
The Histories Part 93: The Black Death (video link)10m
Influenza 1918 PBS America (video link)10m
What is Smallpox? (video link)10m
Required Readings and Resources10m
Required Readings and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Historical Era Quiz26m
Modern Era Quiz18m
Disease Containment: Historical and Modern Era Examples Discussion Forum Participation Statement of Completion2m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

High Level Biocontainment in Hospitals: The Location and Team

6 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Assembly, Recruitment, Structure and Culture of the Team7m
Communication and Training the Team8m
Mental and Occupational Health of the Team9m
1 reading
Required Readings and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
High Level Biocontainment Quiz16m
High Level Biocontainment Team Quiz20m
High Level Biocontainment in Hospitals: The Location and Team Discussion Forum Participation Statement of Completion.2m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Biocontainment: Patient Intake and Other Considerations

7 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Caring for Pediatric Patients4m
Fatality Management5m
Risk Communications6m
Final Thoughts from the Experts3m
2 readings
Required Readings and Resources10m
Required Readings and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Patient Intake Quiz10m
Biocontainment: Other Considerations Quiz16m
Biocontainment: Patient Intake and Other Considerations Discussion Forum Participation Statement of Completion2m
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Top reviews from High Level Biocontainment for Healthcare Facilities

By DAMay 27th 2017

Great course, with so many consideration I hadn't even thought of. It is clearly evident why the University of Nebraska is one of our premier sites for Ebola care. Highly recommended!

By MYMar 7th 2019

Amazing course. It gives confidence to handle if any outbreak happens

Instructors

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Sharon Medcalf, PhD

Assistant Professor
Director, Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness, and Emerging Infectious Diseases
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Marty Magee MSA, MLS

Instructional Design Librarian
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Peggy Moore, MSEd

E-Learning Instructional Designer
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dept. of Academic Affairs

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