COVID-19 CPE activities

COVID-19 CPE activities


WHO: Orientation to national deployment and vaccination planning for COVID-19 vaccines
This course is intended to support national and sub-national focal points in preparing for COVID-19 vaccination. It provides an overview of key aspects of the guidance on developing a national deployment and vaccination plan for COVID-19 vaccines and highlights available and upcoming resources for COVID-19 vaccine introduction.
4Category 1FreeOnline: 4 hours approx.
WHO: Management and Facilitation of a Country COVID-19 Intra-Action Review (IAR)
The Country COVID-19 Intra-Action Review (IAR) is a facilitated process that brings together COVID-19 responders from multiple sectors for experience sharing and collective learning, and it has been modelled after the WHO After Action Review (AAR) methodology. This course provides a general introduction to the management and the facilitation of an IAR during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through presentations, quizzes and an assessment at the end of the course to test the knowledge acquired.
2Category 1FreeOnline: 2 hours approx.
WHO: The Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC)
In 2012, WHO established the Public Health Emergency Operations Centre Network (EOC-NET). WHO developed the Framework for a Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC), in collaboration with EOC-NET partners. The Framework provides high-level methodical guidance for designing, developing and strengthening of PHEOCs. This online course provides an outline of the PHEOC Framework and relevant references.
3Category 1FreeOnline: 3 hours approx.
WHO: COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response
This 3-module course covers the mission and purpose of this program (incl. COVID-19 knowledge), country-level prepardness and response, and pillars of the public health response. By the end of this course, lead planners and relevant partners should be able to assess and fill in capability gaps to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Category 1FreeOnline: 2 hours approx. 
WHO: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This course provides information on what facilities should be doing to be prepared to respond to a case of an emerging respiratory virus such as the novel coronavirus, how to identify a case once it occurs, and how to properly implement IPC measures to ensure there is no further transmission to HCW or to other patients and others in the healthcare facility.
1Category 1FreeOnline: 1 hour approx.
WHO: ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (EN)
All personnel responding to outbreaks of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) need to have the basic knowledge and skills to mount an effective response. They need to understand what ARIs are, how they are transmitted, how to assess the risk of infection and to understand basic hygiene measures to protect themselves. This learning package consists of 4 modules with videos and downloadable presentations.
2Category 6*FreeOnline: 45–90 mins. approx.
WHO: Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection
This course includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection. It is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries and managing adult and pediatric patients with severe forms of acute respiratory infection (SARI), including severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and septic shock. It is a hands-on practical guide to be used by health care professionals involved in clinical care management during outbreaks of influenza virus (seasonal) human infection due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, COVID-19 or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.
7Category 6*FreeOnline: 10 hours approx. 
WHO: Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control
This course provides a general introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronaviruses. By the end of this course, you should be able to describe:- The nature of emerging respiratory viruses, how to detect and assess an outbreak, strategies for preventing and controlling outbreaks due to novel respiratory viruses;- What strategies should be used to communicate risk and engage communities to detect, prevent and respond to the emergence of a novel respiratory virus.
3Category 6*FreeOnline: 3 hours approx.
Harvard Medical School: A Look at Operational Implications from COVID-19: March 25, 2020
Experts in the areas of command center operations, operating room procedures and primary care discuss operations in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
1Category 1Free Online: 1 hour
Harvard Medical School: COVID-19 Impact on Infection Control, Preparedness and Cancer Patients: March 26, 2020
As hospitals are facing care amidst an unprecedented crisis, experts in the areas of infection control, emergency preparedness and caring for cancer patients share their perspectives.
1Category 1FreeOnline: 1 hour
Harvard Medical School: Coping with the Stress of Coronavirus: April 1, 2020
In this video, Associate Professor in Psychology Luana Marques, PhD, discusses tips and strategies for managing stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1Category 6*FreeOnline: 1 hour
Red Cross: Psychological First Aid – Self-Care
This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress.
1.5Category 6*$15 + taxesOnline: 45 – 90 minutes
Red Cross: Psychological First Aid – Caring for Others
This online course assists learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to support others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. 
1.5Category 6*$15 + taxesOnline: 45 – 90 minutes

   * Category 6: Other educational activities (Maximum 20% content – maximum 7 credits – in three-year CPE cycle) This can include participation in educational activities on topics not related to the HIM domains of practice but are relevant to the professional position of the member.