Welcome to the Clinical Care Training for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).
A new course focused on clinical management of patients with COVID-19 was published in October 2020. Please click here to access the course, which reflects the latest technical guidance for health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note: These materials were launched on 06/02/2020.
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Overview: The WHO Clinical Care Training Short Course for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection.
This course 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 critical care management during outbreaks of influenza virus (seasonal) human infection due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, nCoV or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should:
Course duration: Approximately 10 hours.
Certificates: A Confirmation of Participation is available to participants to complete 90% of the course material.
Target audience: This course is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries.