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Corona PPE E-Learning course


E-Learning course: Corona PPE

This E-learning course has been designed to help all professionals involved in the care of COVID-19 patients and everyone involved in risk-associated behaviours (such as taking test samples) to learn safe use of Personal Protective Equipmentdient (PPE). After completion of this course, learners will know about the relevant infection routes of SARS-CoV-2, know about the indications of Hand Hygiene, know about the indications for PPE use, and know about the recommended steps of safe donning and doffing of PPE.


Enrollment to this course is open to all interested professionals and there are no prerequisites or prior knowledge necessary. This course is free of charge.

Frequent questions

How do I register?

Please click on 'register' on the top right of your screen and follow the steps. You will receive an email to verify your registration information. If you do not receive your registration email, please make sure to also check your junk-email folder.
You will be ready to start your courses after you verified your e-mail by clicking on the personal verification-link sent to you.

How can I enroll?

After your successful registration and e-mail verification, please login on and enroll in the 'Corona Virus: Basic Course'. Now you are ready to start your course.

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above.

See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.


This online course has been supported by:

- Ostkreuz Agentur der Fotografen, Berlin


The necessities and treatment settings of COVID-19 patients needs may profoundly differ from region to region and all information given is not for use as medical, diagnostic or treatment advice. Any practical use of any information from this course is the sole responsibility of the user. Please refer to manufacturers product information sheets on detailed information of materials used prior to use. Any COVID-19 recommendations currently fast paced, rapidly changing and complex. All authors and/or providers of this course explicitly exclude any warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information in every asspect. All authors and/or providers disclaim any responsibility for any use and/or application of the information provided in this course or on recommended readings and/or other ressources. Further information on our privacy policy and imprint is part of this disclaimer. Please also observe all other relevant information published on our homepage.

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