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Managing COVID-19 in Primary Care

St. George's University via FutureLearn


Access up-to-date advice to keep your primary care practice running safely

COVID-19 is having unprecedented effects on healthcare systems around the world. As a healthcare professional, it’s important to know how to respond safely and effectively.

On this course, led by experts at St George’s University of London, you’ll explore the epidemiology, clinical symptoms and signs, and current management of COVID-19 and follow the evolving situation in the UK.

You’ll learn how to complete a safe assessment of suspected COVID-19 cases and discover the best protocol to protect yourself and others.

This course is designed for front-line clinicians, healthcare workers and professionals who are dealing with the large volume of patients in the current COVID-19 pandemic within the UK primary care.

This course will also be relevant to healthcare practitioners around the globe, though the course will be based around guidance by UK public health bodies.


  • What you need to know about COVID-19
    • Welcome to Week one
    • Overview of COVID-19
    • The situation in the UK
    • Safe assessment of suspected cases in primary care
    • Infection prevention and control in primary care
    • Summary of the week
  • What you need to do in relation to COVID-19
    • Welcome to Week Two
    • Management of acute and post-acute COVID-19
    • Social distancing
    • Routine care during the pandemic
    • COVID-19 Vaccine
    • Summary of the week
  • Mitigating the psychological impact of COVID-19
    • Welcome to Week Three
    • Psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
    • How to mitigate the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Ethnic disparities in the risks and outcomes of COVID-19
    • Ethical and medico-legal issues
    • Summary of the week

Taught by

Mohammad Razai


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