Managing COVID-19 in Primary Care
Get practical advice and support around how to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic as a front-line healthcare professional.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for front-line clinicians, healthcare workers and professionals who are dealing with the large volume of patients in the current COVID-19 pandemic within the UK primary care.
This course will also be relevant to healthcare practitioners around the globe, though the course will be based around guidance by UK public health bodies.
What topics will you cover?
The course will cover what you need to know and what you need to do in relation to the Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in primary care. Topics we will cover include:
Background of COVID-19
Current situation in the UK
When to suspect COVID-19 infection in primary care
Safe assessment of suspected cases
Infection prevention and control
Management of acutely unwell patients
Management of those with mild symptoms in home isolation
Consultation tips and advice on keeping your practice running safely
Mitigation of the psychological effects of social isolation
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Improve your understanding of the coronavirus disease 2019 specifically to the situation in the UK
Identify procedures for prevention and control in primary care
Describe the correct management plans for patients on home isolation
Apply the necessary measures to keep your general practice running and routine care