1. Update #16

      

  2. Update #15 (June 18)

       

  3. Update #14

       

  4. Update #13

        

  5. Update #12

         

  6. Update #11

         

  7. Update #10

        

  8. Update #9

        

  9. Update #8

       

  10. Update #7

       

  11. Update #6

      

  12. Update #5

       

  13. Update #4

       

  14. Update #3

          

  15. Update #2

       

  16. Update #1

        

  1. Links & Information

    All students should be receiving regular email updates from the AHS Chief Medical Officer (will be coming from CMO@albertahealthservices.ca).  Please reference these emails for the most up to date information about issues related to the COVID 19 pandemic and effects on your activities in the health care workspace.

     

    AHS Resources

    Main AHS COVID information website – should be your starting point for all things related to the pandemic

    https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16947.aspx

    Some specific AHS links (available through the main page above, but can also be reached directly

     

    Self-Assessment for Health Care Workers

    This is a tool that you can use if you are concerned that you have been exposed to COVID and need information or arrange for testing

    https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Journey/COVID-19/Pages/HWAssessLanding.aspx

     

    Daily Fit for Work Screening
    All workers are required to present photo ID, conduct hand hygiene, and undergo fit for work screening prior to entering an AHS facility.  To expedite the screening process, the questionnaire can be completed on a personal mobile device using your AHS network account https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page17076.aspx

     

    Hand Hygiene
    Effective Hand Hygiene remains critical for infection prevention and control.  Regular hand washing is necessary and hand sanitizer is available through AHS’s facilities.  Additional resources for hand hygiene are available online https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page6426.aspx.

     

    Personal Protective Equipment
    Students should make sure they have an up-to-date N95 fit test for equipment available within AHS or wherever they are seeing patients.  Proper donning and doffing is critical for using PPE effectively.  Donning and doffing video:  https://ahamms01.https.internapcdn.net/ahamms01/Content/AHS_Website/Information_For/if-hp-ipc-donning-and-doffing.mp4

     

    Parking
    Parking fees have been temporarily suspended at AHS facilities.  Staff are asked to continue to be respectful of the parking spaces allocated to visitors, emergency personnel, physicians, barrier free stalls, pick-up and drop-off zones, and fire lanes.  For updates on parking please check https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page12576.aspx.

     

    Managing Student Placements During Pandemic guideline

    https://extranet.ahsnet.ca/teams/policydocuments/1/clp-managing-students-placements-during-communicable-disease-epidemic-pandemic-guideline.pdf

     

    Cumming School of Medicine Resources

    UME Documents:

    UME Student Safety Policy

    https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/sites/default/files/teams/4/Policies/S/Safety_Medical%20Students_March%2010%2C%202020.pdf

    https://extranet.ahsnet.ca/teams/policydocuments/1/clp-managing-students-placements-during-communicable-disease-epidemic-pandemic-guideline.pdf 

     

    University of Calgary Operating Standard:  Role of Learners During Large Scale Communicable Disease Outbreaks:

    https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/sites/default/files/teams/6/policies/ROLE%20OF%20LEARNERS%20DURING%20LARGE%20SCALE%20COMMUNICABLE%20DISEASE%20OUTBREAKS.pdf

     

    Risk Management from U of C

    https://live-risk.ucalgary.ca/risk/PPE-FAQ

     

    PGME COVID info

    Resources that are directed towards residents, but may also be of interest to clerks
    https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/programs/pgme/covid19/resources/information 

     

    Department of Emergency Medicine COVID page

    https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/departments/emergency-medicine/resources/ed-covid-19-updates

     

    Department of Medicine COVID page

    https://www.departmentofmedicine.com/meoc-resources/

     

    Department of Surgery COVID page

    https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/departments/surgery/surgeons/covid-19

  1. HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

    Webinars & Online Learning Modules

  1. Complete screening before coming to work. 

       

   

  1. Seeking Medical Attention and/or First Aid

       

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