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CPD TITLE: COVID-19 TRAINING MODULE FOR ALL HEALTH WORKERS

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MDC
NMC
AHPC
Pharmacy Council

This online CPD is comprised of lecture videos to update healthcare workers on COVID-19. The training is not live. It is rather crafted to be self-paced and concise. You get to learn at your own convenience; at any time, any location, and on any device. 

What you will learn

The training is aimed at increasing your knowledge as a health care worker to enable you stay safe, readily screen, isolate and manage suspected and confirmed cases of the disease in your line of duty. The training includes:

1.       Review of basic information on COVID-19  

  1. Review of current recommendations in Appropriate use of Personal Projective Equipment (PPE)
  2. Review of current recommendations on Testing, Imaging and Laboratory Information of COVID-19

4.       Overview of the current recommendations on Treatment and Vaccines.

As a participant, you have the following benefits:

  1. A free instant and verifiable certificate
  2. Access to the most user friendly systems
  3. Enroll on the free CPD course at your convenience  
  4. Access to systems that are secure to global standards
  5. Earn 2 CPD Points already determined by your Council
  6. Enrolment onto the CPD course for FREE; by use of a single use Voucher Code
  7. CPD Points automatically uploaded/submitted to your Councils on your behalf
  8. On-demand access to the CPD training available at your convenience. Indeed, you can start, pause, and stop at any time.
  9. You will be able to come back and begin or continue the course wherever you left off; on any day, and at any time of your choice. 
  10. Access to highly skilled Facilitators and Resource Persons, who have vast experience, and are at the forefront of their respective professions.

This CPD training module will become available to you upon completing a 10-minute survey titled ‘Perceptions and Preparedness of Healthcare Workers regarding Local Infection Prevention and Control Procedures for COVID-19’. This is being undertaken by the African coaLition for Epidemic Research, Response, and Training (ALEERT) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR). Click here to preview the CPD.

PS. This CPD may not be available after the 30th of October

Click below to take the survey. Upon completion, you will be sent a single-use voucher with a code which you will use to access the FREE CPD from the CES online learning platform.IT ALL STARTS HERE: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY and PROCEED TO THE FREE CPD

FACILITATORS 

Dr. John Humphrey Amuasi

BSc, MBChB, MPH, MS, PhD

Lecturer, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, KNUST

Head, Department of Community Health, School of Medicine and Dentistry, KNUST

Leader, Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group, KCCR

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA

PI, Health workers’ Survey on COVID-19 and IPC

Dr. (Mrs.) Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah

BSc (Hons.), MPhil, FWACON, FGCNM, RN, PhD

Lecturer, Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, KNUST

Co-PI, Health workers’ Survey on COVID-19 and IPC

Dr. Yeetey Akpe Kwesi Enuameh

MD, MSc, DrPH

Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, KNUST

Adjunct Lecturer, The Joanna Briggs Institute, Adelaide, Australia. 

Research Fellow, Kintampo Health Research Center

Dr. Joseph Bonney

BSc, MBChB, MPH, MSc DM, MGSPS

Specialist Emergency Medicine, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi 

ATLS, AEMS, AHLS Instructor

Research Fellow, Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group, KCCR

Associate Editor, Ghana Medical Journal, African Journal of Emergency Medicine 

Vice President, African Federation of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Kofi Mensah 

PhD, MSc., PharmD, BPharm (Hons.), FGCP, MPSGH

Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, KNUST.

Research Fellow, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Specialist Pharmacist, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi 

Dr. Joshua Appiah Arthur

BSc, MBChB, MSc, MGCPS

Public Health Specialist and Head, Disease Control and Surveillance, Public Health Unit,  Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi 

Dr. Ijeoma Chinedum Anyitey-Kokor

BSc, MBChB, MGCPS

Specialist Radiologist, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi

Adjunct Assistant Lecturer, Department of Medical Imaging KNUST

Dr. Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah 

BSc, PhD

Lecturer, Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, KNUST

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group, KCCR

Dr. Laud Anthony Wihibeturo Basing

BSc, MPhil, MBA, MSc, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)-Bacteriology Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Incas Diagnostics Limited; Kumasi

Mr. Louis Adu-Amoah

BSc, MPhil

Research Fellow, Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group, KCCR

Coordinator, Health workers’ Survey on COVID-19 and IPC

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