Contact Tracing and Pandemic Response

8.75 CME, 10.5 Nursing, 8.75 ADA CERP
Credit Fee
Free to view, free to request credit
Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, PAs, Residents, Students, Dentists, Social Workers interested in assisting with contact tracing throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic in West Virginia.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Define core principles of contact tracing
  • Describe skills needed for contact tracing
  • Discuss basics of infection disease and epidemiology
  • Relate how COVID-19 disease spreads and how to prevent infection
  • Explain specific infection control measures to take for patients, caregivers, health and other essential staff
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing
  • Explain the importance of confidentiality in contact tracing
  • Apply skills to perform contact tracing according to the established protocol