Certification Course

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for the Surveillance of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Starts on January 26, 2021

Certification Course

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for the Surveillance of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Starts on January 26, 2021

     Starting Date:  January 26, 2021

     4 weeks

     Microsoft Teams ( Online )

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Last Date to Apply is  January 25, 2021

Course Overview

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has emerged as a key means of resolving challenges caused by the pandemic and responding to the new reality of the everyday during the COVID-19 pandemic. ICT has played an essential role in facilitating the relief and treatment of affected populations. Governments and private sector have developed ICT solutions for the disease surveillance (identification, isolation, contact tracing, and treatment) to deal with the evolving situation. This includes mobile applications and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based tools which have emerged during this time. The use of ICT also required privacy safeguards and fair usage. This course will empower you with the tools to create, execute, and evaluate the ICT processes for the disease surveillance of COVID-19 in all administrative and healthcare settings.

Who Should Attend

Epidemiologists, Public Health Research Fellows, Hospital Administrators, Physicians, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Dentists, Medial Lab Technologists, Microbiologists, Nutritionists, and Undergraduate Students of Medical and Allied Health Sciences. 

Course Overview

 

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has emerged as a key means of resolving challenges caused by the pandemic and responding to the new reality of the everyday during the COVID-19 pandemic. ICT has played an essential role in facilitating the relief and treatment of affected populations. Governments and private sector have developed ICT solutions for the disease surveillance (identification, isolation, contact tracing, and treatment) to deal with the evolving situation. This includes mobile applications and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based tools which have emerged during this time. The use of ICT also required privacy safeguards and fair usage. This course will empower you with the tools to create, execute, and evaluate the ICT processes for the disease surveillance of COVID-19 in all administrative and healthcare settings.  

Who Should Attend

Epidemiologists, Public Health Research Fellows, Hospital Administrators, Physicians, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Dentists, Medial Lab Technologists, Microbiologists, Nutritionists, and Undergraduate Students of Medical and Allied Health Sciences. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Data Intelligence and Evidence
  • Types of Reporting Systems and Syndromic Surveillance
  • COVID Dashboards and Role of DHIS
  • Data Entry and Data Quality Assessment
  • Use of Android Devices, Google Forms, Emails, SMS
  • Geotagging and Cluster Identification
  • Dashboards, Real Time Trends and Comparisons
  • Electronic Health Records and Wearables for risk evaluation.
  • Models of Telemedicine
  • TV, Radio, Social Media Channels, Toll free Helplines, Chat-bots

Certification Benefits

Each participant will be eligible for a Certificate of Completion with 15 CME hours accreditation (Issued by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore and Pakistan Medical Commission) after successful completion of the certification course.

Instructor Profile

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Dr. Sarmad Wahaj Siddiqui (MBBS, MPH, MSc, CDC FELTP Epidemiologist)

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, IPAC Foundation

Schedule

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Schedule

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Assignments

Each assignment will be in form of a writing task on a particular topic with 800-word limit. Each assignment may take up to 180 minutes to complete including researching, assorting, and writing. All students will be able to complete and submit the assignments at their pace and convenience until the assessment day.

Assessment

Assessment will be taken online through a multiple-choice questionnaire. Assessment will be timed, and students will have to submit the assessment before the end time.

Contact Us

Whatsapp No: +92 311 7778709

Email:  admissions.dph@ipacfoundation.org

Last Date to Apply is January 25, 2021

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  Commercial Plaza No 50-CCA, Phase 6 DHA Lahore. 54000

  +92 310 409 0421

  info@ipacfoundation.org

 

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Contact Us

  Commercial Plaza No 50-CCA, Phase 6 DHA Lahore. 54000

  +92 310 409 0421

  info@ipacfoundation.org

 

Connect With IPAC