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Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19
Free online course designed to help licensed non-ICU hospital providers in supporting critical care respiratory therapists, physicians, and nurses in treating patients receiving mechanical ventilation. Topics include principles of mechanical ventilation, ventilator setting and adjustments, troubleshooting tips, and ventilating patients with conditions such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Obstructive Lung Disease.
Author(s): Susan Wilcox, Thomas Piraino
Date: 10/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Harvard University edX
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Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Case Investigators and Contact Tracers
Introductory online course available for health agencies to train entry-level COVID-19 case investigators and contact tracers with a focus on remote contact tracing. Includes state and local specific training on jurisdiction-specific protocols. Requires registration, but is freely accessible.
Date: 09/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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Public Health Foundation: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Training
A list of COVID-19 training opportunities available through the TRAIN Learning Network. Includes training options for public health, healthcare, and emergency preparedness professionals addressing COVID-19, vaccination, contact tracing, crisis and emergency risk communication, infection control, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Date: 09/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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TRAIN Learning Network: COVID-19 Vaccination Training
A collection of online learning opportunities for healthcare professionals related to COVID-19 vaccination. Registration required to access courses.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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COVID-19 Vaccine Education Effort
Video series addressing the efficacy and safety of the COVID-19 vaccines, targeted to specific audiences including healthcare providers and rural residents. Covers safety, availability, cost, side effects, vaccine administration, patient education, and more.
Additional links: Partner Toolkit, Vaccine Education - Rural Audience
Date: 06/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Ad Council, COVID Collaborative
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Alaska ECHO Projects - Alaska COVID-19
Offers videoconferencing with a team of interdisciplinary experts to provide educators, service providers, case managers, administrators, and families access to expert advice throughout the state and the country in response to COVID-19.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Alaska - Anchorage, Center for Human Development
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Oklahoma - COVID-19 Project Echo
Offers weekly Project ECHO sessions on the COVID-19 pandemic to keep healthcare providers updated as the situation evolves.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University
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Project ECHO - Indiana University (IU) Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
Offers CMEs and continuing education via live teleclinics for physicians and non-physicians, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, and certified health education specialists. Programs include didactic and case-based learning on hepatitis C, HIV, LGBTQ+, cancer, pain management, and COVID-19 response.
Date: 2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Indiana University - Purdue University Indiana (IUPUI), Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
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CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management
Offers webinar recordings and presentation slides to be used as on-demand training for COVID-19 prevention in nursing homes. Includes videos on staffing challenges, data collection, and clinical care.
Date: 2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Quality Improvement Organization Program
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Advancing the Role of the Nurse in the Management of MS in Rural Areas: An Online Curriculum
Provides information on the comprehensive care of rural people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Designed to address challenges exacerbated by events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers insights into best practices and strategies for overcoming barriers.
Author(s): Bonnie Blain, Mary Filipi
Date: 12/2020
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Catamount Medical Education, Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses
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