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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 5 modules with videos and downloadable presentations, including videos showing how to wear fabric or medical masks.
Please note: These materials were last updated on 06/09/2020.
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Overview: This course provides a general introduction to Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) and basic hygiene measures to protect against infection. By the end of the course, you should be able to describe basic information about ARIs including what they are, how they are transmitted, how to assess the risk of infection and list basic hygiene measures to protect against infection.
Learning objective: Understand the basic principles of acute respiratory infections, how to assess the risk of infection and basic hygiene measures to protect against infection.
Course duration: Approximately 2 hours.
Certificates: A Record of Achievement certificate will be available to participants who score at least 80% of the total points available across all of the quizzes. Participants who receive a Record of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.