The Course helps Public health learners have the opportunity to make a global impact by responding to public health crises.
Public health nurses educate and advocate for the health of entire communities. Their work is focused on members with a high risk for various health conditions and they are particularly active during a public health crisis.
This position works closely with other team members and clinicians to provide health education and disease prevention with the goal of providing the highest level of public health care possible.
In this guide, you’ll find out what a public health nurse does, how much they make, how to become one, and more.
Dr. Rose Tabaraza.
The course will cover what you need to know and what you need to do in relation to Public Health & Nursing. Topics we will cover include:
- community nursing
- school nursing
- counselling and psychological help
- occupational health
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Develop understanding of Public Health & Nursing, and specifically its impact across Africa
- Describe the correct management plans for patients on home isolation
- Identify procedures for prevention and control in primary care, and safe management of personal protective equipment for medical staff and patients
- Apply the necessary measures to keep your primary care services running and routine care
Who is this Course for?
The aim of this course is to help clinicians contribute to a gradual return to the patient volumes observed before the outbreak in Africa.
The course is designed for primary care providers operating across the African continent, with a particular focus on upper lower to lower-middle-income populations where information sharing can be difficult.
This may include non-physician clinicians (NPCs) known as clinical officers (COs) across selected African countries.