In partnership with Dubai Health Authority

Endorsed by Knowledge & Human Development Authority

Why take the course?

If you work in an educational institution and are involved in COVID-19 management, this is a course for you. Whether you are a health and safety officer, a school doctor, a nurse, or a security officer, you will find plenty of useful information that can help you excel in your job.
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What will I learn in this course?

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

    • Welcome!

    • How to use the course

    • What you will learn in this course​

    • Let's get to know each other!

    • Before you start…​

    • PRE-TEST​

  • 2

    Module 1: Understanding COVID-19​

    • Introduction

    • COVID-19 Signs & Symptoms​

    • Complications & High-Risk Groups​

    • Modes of Transmission​

    • What Is the Chain of Infection?​

    • Period of Communicability & Incubation​

    • Audio Blog: A Day in the Life of a Health & Safety Officer

    • Let's Recap

    • Check Your Understanding

  • 3

    Module 2:​ Implementing Preventive Measures

    • Introduction

    • Key Considerations for School Management

    • The Five Mitigation Strategies​

    • 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗚𝗬 𝟭: Cleaning & Disinfection

    • 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗚𝗬 𝟮: Hand Hygiene

    • - - - Cleaning Hands with a Hand Sanitizer

    • - - - Respiratory Etiquette

    • 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗚𝗬 𝟯: Face Masks

    • - - - Wearing a Face Mask

    • - - - Removing a Face Mask

    • - - - Face Mask Exemptions

    • 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗚𝗬 𝟰: Social Distancing​

    • 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗚𝗬 𝟱: Case Investigation & Contact Tracing​

    • - - - Suspected Case

    • - - - Confirmed Case

    • - - - Close Contact

    • - - - Isolation vs. Quarantine

    • Let's Recap

    • Check Your Understanding​

  • 4

    Module 3:​ Taking Action​

    • Introduction

    • A few important rules

    • Scenario 1: Student Ahmed

    • Scenario 2: The Football Game

    • Scenario 3: Ms. Judy Gets Sick

    • Scenario 4: Mr. Andrew and the National Day Celebration

    • Scenario 5: Let's build a story together

    • Maximizing the Effectiveness of Health and Safety Teams ​ ​

  • 5

    POST-TEST

    • POST-TEST​

  • 6

    Congratulations!

    • Congratulations!

    • Before you go…​

    • Download your certificate

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you are expected to be able to:

  • Identify the signs, symptoms, and modes of transmission of COVID-19

  • Implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your institution

  • Take adequate and timely action when faced with positive cases

Meet your Instructors

Hanan Alsuwaidi

Assistant Professor - Family Medicine

Sawsan Al Nahas

Specialist Senior Registrar – Public Health, Dubai Health Authority

Fathiya Al Sarkal

Specialist Senior Registrar – Public Health - Dubai Health Authority

Salah Ahmed Mohamed Elbadawi

Consultant Public Health - Public Health Protection Department, Dubai Health Authority

Farah Aqel

Strategic Planning Specialist, Dubai Health Authority

Nabil Zary

Professor - Medical Education

Learning Design Team

Mersiha Kovacevic

Learning Designer

Arwa Alharbi

Digital Content Developer

Special Contributors

Meghana Sudhir

Simulation Educator

Jalal Alfroukh

Senior Simulation Technologist

COVID-19 Management for Educational Institutions​

Learn about the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, the five mitigation strategies and a variety of scenarios to help you make the right decision.