Free Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19 Digital Toolkit

Relias UK is offering free, unlimited access to relevant resources to help healthcare professionals and other individuals prepare for and prevent the spread of infection

Please feel free to share the resources in this digital toolkit with colleagues, family and friends. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the topic of hygiene is of even greater importance for both healthcare professionals and other individuals.

 

Proper hygiene measures are one of the most important ways to curb the spread of Covid-19. Thorough and consistent application protects the most vulnerable people in our society and all of us.

 

On this page we offer five of our relevant hygiene courses free of charge. In these challenging times we feel it’s important for you to have direct access to this information without having to fill out any details or make any kind of purchase. These online courses can be worked through in your browser without the need for any special software or a log-in.

 

Take care of yourself and your fellow human beings and stay safe and healthy.


Infection Prevention and Control

It is vital for healthcare workers to understand how to prevent infection. Recognise when you may pose a risk of infection to others at work and what you should do.

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Infection Prevention and Control

Hand Hygiene: The Basics

Handwashing is one of the most important steps to break the chain of infection. This micro-course covers the specific requirements to successfully stop the spread.

The course content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the USA. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Hand Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment

A brief overview of the basic concepts of infection control designed for healthcare professionals, but appropriate for other individuals as well.

The course content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the USA. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Personal Protective Equipment

Infection Control: Airborne Precautions

The World Health Organisation states that according to current evidence COVID-19 virus is not airborne. But as it can be transmitted between people through respiratory droplets our Airborne Precautions course still contains some relevant information on how to prevent the spread of infection.

The course content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the USA. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Infection Control: Airborne Precautions

Transmission-Based Precautions

This course presents the principles of transmission-based precautions and strategies to apply in daily practice.

The course content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the USA. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Transmission-Based Precautions

World Health Organisation Coronavirus Module

The World Health Organisation has created a quick animated overview of the novel coronavirus that covers the origination of the virus along with transmission and prevention details.

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World Health Organisation

Understanding Coronavirus and How to Keep You and Yours Safe

As society grapples with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, questions around the virus and what individuals need to stay safe dominate the headlines. In this webinar, Ron Orth (RN, CMAC, CHC) discusses the basics of what we know today and practical steps to keep you healthy.

This webinar contains useful information for care providers in the UK, but please note that content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the US. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Understanding Coronavirus

Actions Home Health Staff Can Take to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

If those providing care are not cautious, they could be bringing COVID-19 to the people they are trying to protect. It is now more important than ever that everyone is following infection prevention best practices to mitigate risk to you, your staff, your patients, and your family.

This webinar contains useful information for care providers in the UK, but please note that content is aligned with guidelines and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the US. Please check with your organisation’s policies and procedures to ensure you are following your own professional standards of practice.

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Home Health and COVID-19

 

Dementia Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges to both those living with dementia and those who care for them – not only in terms of the risk of contracting infection, but also with regard to the delivery of compassionate care during social distancing/lock-down measures and other unusual protocols.

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Dementia Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pharmacotherapy Considerations for COVID-19

Infectious disease pharmacists discuss options for treatment of patients with COVID-19, including investigational drugs and research underway. Clinical outcomes desired include shortening the disease course, inhibiting the worsening of pneumonia, and reducing mortality.

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Pharmacotherapy Considerations for COVID-19

Work With Public Health Partners on Treatment, Care of Patients Diagnosed With COVID-19

An infectious disease expert advises on treatment strategies to take and avoid with patients who have COVID-19. Public health agencies can assist with decisions about alternatives to hospitalisation.

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Work With Public Health Partners on Treatment, Care of Patients Diagnosed With COVID-19

Preserving Respirators and Extending Use

CDC epidemiologist advises on strategies to optimise use of respirators among healthcare employees, use alternative protective face masks, and consider treating cohorts of patients together.

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Preserving Respirators and Extending Use

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