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Currently serve as a senior housing property owner, manager, staff, service coordinator, or other housing leader

Approx. 9 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Develop emergency preparedness plans related to COVID-19 policies, practices and procedures

  • Employ effective COVID-related infection prevention strategies and communication methods

  • Understand regulations around managing occupancy, community access, and behavior

  • Identify methods for promoting staff and resident well-being during COVID-19

Skills you will gain

infection preventionEmergency ManagementHousing OperationsWell-being Promotion
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Beginner Level

Currently serve as a senior housing property owner, manager, staff, service coordinator, or other housing leader

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

COVID-19 Background and Senior Housing Challenges

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 77 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Unique Response Challenges for Senior Housing13m
COVID-19 Senior Housing Response Challenges (Interview)11m
Emergency Preparedness Plans17m
Emergency Planning (Interview)24m
4 readings
Course Resources and Technical Support2m
Glossary of Terms2m
Assignment Instructions and Goals1m
References for Developing Emergency Preparedness Strategies5m
1 practice exercise
Assessing your Emergency Response Strategies30m
3 hours to complete

Infection Prevention

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 90 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Outbreak Prevention, Control Measures, and Challenges17m
Managing COVID-19 Exposures and Infections9m
Responding to COVID-19 Exposures and Infections (Interview)23m
Staffing Considerations5m
Engaging and Supporting Staff (Interview)11m
Strategies for Communication with Stakeholders and Media5m
Communicating with Stakeholders (Interview)5m
1 reading
Infection Prevention Principles5m
3 practice exercises
Assessing your Community's Training Methods10m
Creating Infection Prevention and Staff Contingency Plans30m
Examining your Communication Strategies15m
2 hours to complete

Senior Housing Operations

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Occupancy and Property Operations (Interview)16m
Managing Community Access5m
Restricting and Monitoring Community Access (Interview)15m
Promoting Behavior9m
Encouraging Pandemic-Safe Behavior (Interview)24m
1 reading
References for Housing Operations 10m
1 practice exercise
Evaluating your Community's Operations Policies15m
2 hours to complete

Promoting Mental Health and Well-being

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Strategies for Supporting Resident Well-being (Interview)23m
Service Coordination5m
Adapting Service Coordination (Interview)12m
Safe Visitation Strategies (Interview)14m
Resident Well-being: Special Populations (Interview)32m
1 reading
Resources on Well-being 5m
1 practice exercise
Implementing Well-Being Strategies for Staff and Residents5m
15 minutes to complete

Collaborating with Public Health Departments and Other Agencies

15 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Locating Local Support and Guidance5m
1 practice exercise
Identifying and Utilizing Partnerships5m
1 hour to complete

Final Assessment

1 hour to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Overarching Resources5m
1 practice exercise
Assessing your Enhanced Emergency Response Strategies15m

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