Pandemic and Special Disease Event Resources

Introduction 

This page contains information on pandemic planning and for special disease events. The following is available:

  1. Pandemic Planning -  Code Brown Templates for Influenza and Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD)
  2. EVD eLearning Information packages
  3. EVD guidance documents and video to support the eLearning information packages

1.Pandemic Planning

The below Code Brown Templates have been developed to support your pandemic/special disease event planning in your organisation. It is expected that these plans will be adjusted to suit your organisational needs and be updated as any new information becomes available.


 2. EVD eLearning Information Packages

disclaimer

The following resources complement those provided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services on their EVD website. GRHC disclaims any warranties, whether expressed or implied, including any warranty as to the quality, accuracy, or suitability of this information for any particular purpose. The author and the content reviewers cannot be held responsible for the continued currency of the information, for any errors or omissions, and for any consequences arising from them.

The eLearning packages are provided in two formats.

Web (HTML) Format

If you want staff to access your course via the Internet or an intranet, and if you don't need to track their completion or progress, then these files are for you. These files are in ZIP format. ZIP files are compressed data containers - they store one or several files in the compressed form. Instructions for opening and unpacking a ZIP file are provided below. Once a ZIP file in unpacked, click the story.html associated with each course to play the respective course.

icon Instructions for unpacking a ZIP file (495.12 kB)

Learning Management System (LMS) Format (SCORM 1.2) 

If your organisation uses a learning management system (LMS) to deploy e-learning content, then you should download these files. An LMS tracks staff progress with and completion of online packages. These files only work on a SCORM-compliant LMS - they will not work on the standard personal computer. It is best an experienced LMS Manager download and unpack these files.

PLEASE NOTE: None of these file formats allow you to complete a module live on this website. The 'Web' and 'LMS' versions need to be downloaded and installed properly if you want a live version of a course.

* PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 1 (Putting on PPE)

This is Part 1 of a three-part information package on using PPE for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Part 1 looks at Putting on PPE and will take about 10 minutes to complete.

Web Format (ZIP) icon PPE For Ebola Virus Disease Part 1 (Putting on PPE) Web Version (8.49 MB)
LMS Format (ZIP) icon PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 1 (Putting on PPE) LMS Version (8.1 MB)

Please note: The videos in this package are provided via YouTube. Some organisations block the use of YouTube by staff. If this is the case then it is best to discuss access with your IT manager.

* PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 2: (Removing PPE)

This is Part 2 of a three-part information package on using PPE for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Part 2 looks at Removing PPE and will take about 15 minutes to complete.

Web Format (ZIP) icon PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 2 (Removing PPE) Web Version (7.19 MB)
LMS Format (ZIP) icon PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 2 (Removing PPE) LMS Version (6.95 MB)

Please note: The videos in this package are provided via YouTube. Some organisations block the use of YouTube by staff. If this is the case then it is best to discuss access with your IT manager.

* PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 3: (The Role of the Trained Observer)

This is Part 3 of a three-part information package on using PPE for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Part 3 looks at the role of the Trained Observer and will take about 5 minutes to complete.

Web Format (ZIP) icon PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 3 (The Role of the Trained Observer) Web Version (4.55 MB)
LMS Format (ZIP) icon PPE for Ebola Virus Disease Part 3 (The Role of the Trained Observer) LMS Version (4.42 MB)

Please note: The videos in this package are provided via YouTube. Some organisations block the use of YouTube by staff. If this is the case then it is best to discuss access with your IT manager.


 3. EVD guidance documents and video 

 All three of these resources are in the above eLearning packages.