Nurses Understanding on Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIPOP & EVD)

Rationale/Background:
The training program primarily aims to introduce major concepts related to emerging & re-emerging infectious diseases of Respiratory Illness with Pandemic/Outbreak Potential (RIPOP) and Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Course Topics:

  1. Management of patients with Respiratory Illness with Pandemic/Outbreak Potential (RIPOP): case definition, signs & symptoms, laboratory test, management, treatment
  2. Management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD): case definition, signs & symptoms, laboratory test, management, treatment
  3. Procedure of patients with RIPOP: Screening, Admission, Nursing Management, Referral from other institutions or walk in patients, Home Quarantine
  4. Procedure of patients with EVD: Screening, Admission, Nursing Management, Referral from other institutions or walk in patients, Home Quarantine Proper PPEs Recommendation

Outputs Expected/Competency Gained:
Training Certificate and Evaluation

Admission Requirements:
Nurse

Participants Profile:
Nurse

Additional Requirements:
No additional requirements

Course Length:
8 hours

Course Level:
Awareness

Cost:
Government Employees: Php 800.00
Non-Government Employees: Php 800.00

Course Point Person:
Myrna Cirila Acero, Clinical Research Division, Nursing