COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

The pandemic of novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a public health emergency affecting communities across our country and the world at large. Medline University (MU) has teamed up with our technology partner, HealthStream, to offer a collection of courses relevant to COVID-19 and best practices for using personal protective equipment (PPE) and maintaining proper hand hygiene.


Registered Medline University users can view this collection of courses HERE. Please note, you will need to be logged in, or will be prompted to log in, to see the content.

If you don’t have an account, you can create your own account using Medline University or speak to your facility administrator to sign up. To find courses, search for COVID-19.


COVID-19 HEALTHSTREAM COURSES (AVAILABLE for free UNTIL SEPT 30)

medline university relevant courses

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break through hand hygiene & skin Care (1.25 ce for admins)

Lotions and creams mitigate the damaging effects of repetitive hand hygiene.

Dr. Visscher discusses the conclusions of her recently published study. 

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Coronavirus (covid-19): what every healthcare worker must know (2.0 ce for nurses)

The COVID-19 pandemic is constantly evolving as are recommendations from the CDC and WHO. 

Frequently updated and accurate information with topics ranging from risk factors and testing methods to infection prevention and recovery time.

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emergency management planning (1.0 ce for nurses)

Be prepared for emergencies.

Review Joint Commission mandates for emergency management planning.

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fits like a glove: Hand hygiene with glove use (1.0 ce for nurses)

Hand hygiene doesn't stop with hand washing.

One of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infection and protect the ones we care for is proper hand hygiene and glove use. 

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Hand Hygiene & Skin care (.25 CE for healthcare assistants)

Improve hand hygiene and skin care in any context.

Keep your skin and your patients' skin healthy in a very challenging and dynamic environment.

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Hand Hygiene: Basic principles

Perform hand hygiene effectively.

Review the three elements of hand hygiene protocol and learn to break the chain of pathogen transmission.

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Hand Hygiene: Competency

Put your hand hygiene knowledge to the test.

Review simulated clinical scenarios to solidify your understanding of proper hand hygiene. 

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Hand Hygiene: Improvement Strategies (1.0 Ce for nurses)

Practical, evidence-based solutions to effective hand hygiene programs.

This course is presented by Dr. Didier Pittet, member of the Advisory Board of the WHO World Alliance for Patient Safety and Lead of the First Global Patient Safety challenge "Clean Care is Safe Care."

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personal protective equipment (1.0 ce for nurses)

Protect yourself and your patients with proper PPE use.

Review proper PPE use for healthcare staff with direct patient care responsibilities.

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Preventing Infection

Prevent the spread of germs with patient education.

Share this informative review of infection prevention with patients. Available in English and Spanish.

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Preventing Infection: Visiting Others

Know how to prevent infection when visiting a friend or loved one. 

A patient-friendly review of hand hygiene and infection prevention.

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