COVID-19 is presenting major challenges for the health care community, with rapidly updated information.
In addition to your local health service and state or territory health department directives, the following links will help you access up to date COVID-19 resources.
The Australian Commission on Quality & Safety in Health Care (ACQSHC) has produced resources on how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection.
Access these resources at ACQSHC on COVID-19
The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has developed a wide range of information on COVID-19 for ANMF members.
Access these resources at ANMF on COVID-19
COVID-19 Australian Government, Department of Health
The Australian Government Department of Health has compiled a collection of resources for health professionals, including aged care providers, pathology providers and health care managers, about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Access these resources at Department of Health Australia on COVID-19
A specific page has been produced, focusing on personal protective equipment for the healthcare workforce during COVID-19.
Access these resources at Department of Health Australia on PPE
The International Continence Society (ICS) has produced a Guide to conducting online consultations during COVID-19.
This short video links to multiple other videos on a range of COVID-19 (and other) topics.
Access these resources at ICS on COVID-19
The Medical Journal of Australia has provided free access to a substantial list of articles on COVID-19.
Access these articles at MJA on COVID-19
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has developed COVID-19 resources including:
- An AHPRA page on Responding to COVID-19
- An NMBA page on COVID-19 guidance for nurses and midwives
Access these resources at NMBA on COVID-19
The University of Melbourne is offering a range of short courses related to COVID-19.
Many of these short courses are free of charge. Courses include;
- Clinical ethics and COVID-19
- Critical care essentials for nurses
- Communicating COVID-19; Preparing clinicians to tackle challenging questions
- Compassion fatigue; the cost of caring
- Clinical resilience during COVID-19
Access these resources at University of Melbourne on COVID-19
The World Health Organization (WHO) website has a range of authoritative information on COVID-19.
Although WHO has a global perspective, it presents information on each individual country.
There is a breadth of information, from a wide variety of perspectives.
Access these resources at WHO on COVID-19