Case Finding, Contact Tracing & Management

This category is relates to the processes for contact tracing and quarantine of contacts.

For contact tracing: training and operational guidance should be provided for the rapid investigation of suspected COVID-19 cases. Content should support local, regional, or national health authorities as considerations for investigating cases and contact tracing of COVID-19. The WHO publication Considerations in the investigations of cases and clusters of Covid-19 provides additional guidance.

For quarantine management content submitted in this category should provide guidance on implementing quarantine measures for individuals in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak. It is intended for those who are responsible for establishing local or national policy for the quarantine of individuals and for ensuring adherence to infection prevention and control (IPC) measures. Additional guidance for this category can be found in the WHO Publication: Considerations for quarantine of individuals in the context of containment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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Course 4: An Overview of Contact Tracing

Course  from CORE Group,  from Last Mile Health - Community Health Academy,  from Medical Aid Films,  from TechChange,  from Translators without Borders

The goal of this course is to help community-based health workers become familiar with the process and skills involved in contact tracing. In this course, we will cover the purpose of contact tracing, which involves identifying, assessing, and managing people ...

Study time:
3 hours
Region:
Global
Language:
English

Primary Prevention

Job Aid  from bmj

Infection prevention and control for healthcare professionals  

Study time:
1 hours
Region:
Global
Language:
English

Differentials

Job Aid  from bmj

A differential diagnosis is a list of possible conditions or diseases that could be causing your symptoms based off a medical exam and symptoms and medical history

Study time:
1 hours
Region:
Global
Language:
English

SCREENING

Job Aid  from bmj

Management of Contacts and Self Screening

Study time:
3 mins
Region:
Global
Language:
English

COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Course  from Johns Hopkins University

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented need for contact tracing across the country, requiring thousands of people to learn key skills quickly. The job qualifications for contact tracing positions differ throughout the country and the world, with some new ...

Study time:
5 hours
Region:
Global
Language:
English
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