Module 18

Preparing for and Managing Patients with COVID-19

The goal of this module is to prepare learners to screen, diagnose and manage persons infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the virus that causes COVID-19, including among people with HIV.

What you will learn in Module 18

Identify the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 infection as well as risk factors for acquisition, including among people with HIV (PWH).

Discuss the recommendations for screening in each country, as well as diagnostic algorithms.

Recognize the importance of infection prevention and control (IPC) for health care workers, includ- ing the role of different infection control strategies to minimize nosocomial transmission.

Explain the principles of clinical management of COVID-19, including the importance of supportive care and other treatments.

Discuss the importance of public health strate- gies, including containment, mitigation, and vaccination in curtailing COVID-19 spread.

Reflect on strategies to improve interprofessional care of patients and support each other as team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 cell

Complete the Module

Each module includes a group activity and a self-paced activity.

Group Activity

Use the resources below to facilitate group activites to practice skills presented in the module.

Facilitator Presentation

Slides for presenting the module activities.

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Facilitator Instructions

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

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Self-Paced Activity

For the best experience, complete the self-paced activity in one session. Your progress through the self-paced module is not saved. Select the “Start Course” button below to begin.

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