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Contact Tracing

Upon successful completion of this course you will understand the basics of the COVID-19 disease and the role of the contact tracer in fighting this disease. You will be exposed to skills and techniques that will enable you to function as a contact tracer to make phone calls and aid local health departments in the management of COVID-19 cases and contacts.  This course is tailored to the Bahamian context but it is likely applicable to countries of the Caribbean region and other small island developing states.


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Upon successful completion of this course you will understand the basics of the COVID-19 disease and the role of the contact tracer in fighting this disease. You will be exposed to skills and techniques that will enable you to function as a contac...


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Contact Tracing
799 Students

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University of The Bahamas

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Certification

  • Skills Required

    No Skills Required

  • Skills Offered

    No Skills Offered

Course Content

    • Basics of COVID-19
      • SARS-CoV-2 Virus
      • 1A SARS-CoV-2 Virus
      • Natural History of SARS-CoV-2
      • 1B Natural History of SARS CoV-2
      • Risk Factors for Severe Disease
      • 1C Risk Factors for Severe Disease
      • Diagnosing COVID-19
      • 1D Diagnosing COVID-19
      • Transmission of SARS-CoV-2
      • 1E Transmission of SARS-CoV-2
      • Why Stopping Transmission is So Important
      • 1F Why Stopping Transmission is so Important
      • Summary of COVID-19
      • Feedback on Module 1
    • Basics of Contact Tracing for COVID-19
      • Contact Tracing for COVID-19 Prevention
      • 2A Contact Tracing for COVID-19 Prevention
      • Defining Case, Contact, Isolation, and Quarantine
      • 2B Defining Case, Contact, Isolation, and Quarantine
      • Calculating Isolation and Quarantine Duration
      • 2C Calculating Isolation and Quarantine Duration
      • Identifying High-Risk Situations
      • 2D Identifying High-Risk Situations
      • Summary
    • Feedback on Module 2
    • Steps to Investigate Cases and Trace Their Contacts
      • The Basic Steps
      • 3A The Basic Steps
      • Observing Basic Case and Contact Calls
      • Summary
    • Feedback on Module 3
    • Ethics of Contact Tracing and Technological Tools
      • Contact Tracing as a Common Public Health Tool
      • 4A Contact Tracing as a Common Public Health Tool
      • Defining Privacy, Confidentiality, and Other Terms about Ethics
      • 4B Defining Privacy, Confidentiality, and Other Terms about Ethics
      • Balancing Public Good with Privacy, Autonomy, and Confidentiality
      • 4C Balancing Public Good with Privacy, Autonomy, and Confidentiality
      • Rationale for Using Technology for Contact Tracing
      • 4D Rationale for Using Technology for Contact Tracing
      • Examples of Technology Used for Each Step
      • 4E Examples of Technology Used for Each Step
      • Summary
    • Feedback on Module 4
    • Skills for Effective Communication
      • The Importance of Rapport
      • 5A The Importance of Rapport
      • Tips for Effective Communication
      • 5B Tips for Effective Communication
      • Question Types and When to Use Them
      • 5C Question Types and When to Use Them
      • Active Listening: Helping People Feel Heard
      • 5D Active Listening: Helping People Feel Heard
      • Bringing It All Together into One Communication Framework
      • 5E Bringing It All Together into One Communication Framework
      • Common Issues and Tips
      • 5F Common Issues and Tips
      • Embracing Complexity
      • Addressing Process Complexities
      • Addressing People Complexities
      • Addressing Context Complexities
      • Summary
    • Feedback on Module 5
    • Final Assessment
      • Credits and Acknowledgements
      • Final Assessment