COVID-19 Training for Health Workers: Preparedness and Response

Learn to safely and effectively screen, triage, and treat patients with COVID-19 through this FREE online training program provided in collaboration by Project HOPE, DisasterReady, and the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies at the Watson Institute of Brown University.

This training is designed for health workers and leadership on the frontlines of the crisis to increase their capacity to respond rapidly and efficiently to the threat of COVID-19, while also protecting their own health.

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Online Courses • English, French, and Spanish • Free

What You Will Learn

This curriculum covers the core competencies that will strengthen the capacity of health workers and leadership on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Courses include:  

  • COVID-19 Background

  • Infection Prevention and Control

  • Surveillance

  • Screening and Triage

  • Diagnosis and Management 

  • Stabilization and Resuscitation

  • Medical Surge Operations Planning

  • Risk Communication and Public Health Messaging


This eLearning was funded by a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.

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Project HOPE is a global health and humanitarian organization that helps people around the world access the health care they need to reach their full potential. For more than 60 years, they have worked to improve the health of women and children, fight infectious disease, combat the rise of noncommunicable diseases, and strengthen health care systems to withstand disasters and health crises.


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