Simulation Exercise Management: Introduction

This course is an introduction to simulation exercises and their value as part of wider emergency preparedness to raise awareness among a non-technical audience. The goal of this course is to support the development and management of an effective fit-for-purpose exercise programme, by providing consistent practical guidance and tools on exercise design and implementation.

En modo autodidacta
Idioma: English
Basic (Basique), HSP, Not disease specific

Información del curso

This course is also available in the following languages :

French - Українська

Overview:

This is an introductory course on simulation exercises and their value as part of wider emergency preparedness to raise awareness among a non-technical audience. By taking this course, participants will be knowledgeable about the different types of simulation exercises and the tools available for emergency preparedness.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • list the benefits of Simulation Exercise Management Training for public health;
  • state the exercise definition and principles;
  • describe the different exercise phases (planning, conduct and post-service); and
  • explain how to select the appropriate exercise.

The course content is divided into 3 modules:

  1. Introduction to Simulation Exercise Management (what, why, how and when)
  2. Project management of simulation exercises
  3. Tools available

Course duration: The course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Certificate: A record of achievement will be provided to participants who score 80% or higher on each assessment. Participants who receive a Record of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.

Contenido del curso

  • Module 1: Introduction to Simulation Exercises:

    This module explains what simulation exercises are, why they are used for emergency preparedness and the 4 exercise types that are adapted to manage simulation exercises.
  • Module 2: Project Management:

    This module provides an overview of project management but also helps participants understand WHO's capacities in responding to emergencies through Simulation Exercise Management.
  • Module 3: WHO Resources & Tools:

    This module provides learners with various WHO resources about Simulation Exercise Management and the best practices for implementing them.
  • Final assessment

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Requisitos para el certificado

  • Obtenga un certificado de estudios al obtener más del 80% del número máximo de puntos de todos los trabajos evaluados.