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Pandemic Influenza

Course Overview:

This course explains what pandemic influenza is and what employers need to know regarding their responsibilities and the impact it could have on the workplace. It also explains what you can do to reduce the risk of exposure and outbreak in the workplace.

Who Should Take the Course?

All employers and anyone interested in knowing more about exposure to and the health risks involved with influenza and a pandemic event.

Course Objectives:

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Explain what influenza is, and the differences between seasonal flu and pandemic influenza 
  • Understand what can be done to avoid catching and spreading influenza
  • Know what to do if you think you have contracted influenza
  • Understand the potential impact of a pandemic event on Canadian workplaces
  • Know what is involved in a pandemic influenza hazard assessment process
  • Know where influenza is more likely to occur in the workplace
  • Know how to reduce the risk of catching influenza
  • Understand the most effective way to reduce exposure in the workplace
  • Understand the importance of cleaning and decontamination controls
  • Know what types of training should be provided by employers
  • Understand how employers can prepare for an influenza outbreak

Evaluation Process:

At the end of the module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing the module, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 1 1.5 hours to complete.