Course Description

Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment will help learners navigate COVID-19 as they return to campus and to the workplace. Whether you will return in-person, shift towards a hybrid model, continue remotely, or have remained open, prepare your workforce and student body for what comes next through online training and education.

This course will teach your community ways to protect their physical health and maintain their mental well-being with practical guidance about the COVID-19 virus, returning to campus and the workplace, and working remotely.

Learning Objectives

  • COVID-19 Basics and Best Practices for Physical Safety
    Establish a baseline knowledge by providing an overview of the virus, its symptoms, and how it is spread. Getting everyone to speak a “common language” is the first step to communicating expectations.
  • Promoting Mental Wellness and Health
    Explore common causes of stress as well as stressors related to life during a pandemic. Learn strategies for managing stress and supporting mental well-being, such as physical exercise, establishing routines, and communicating personal boundaries.
  • Working Remotely During COVID-19
    Help your community working from home with resources to stay productive and feel included and supported, both mentally and physically. Topics include working from home or hybrid environments, and discussing accommodations.
  • Returning to the Workplace
    Teach safety best practices to stay well and what to do if they experience symptoms. Review bystander intervention to manage instances of harassment or discrimination.
  • Returning to Campus (For Higher Education only)
    Provide learners who are returning to an in-person campus environment with safety best practices and considerations. Bystander intervention is also discussed as it relates to campus safety and taking action when you notice someone isn’t following protocols or being safe.

Course Versions

This course was created in order to ensure that all learners have the information they need to stay healthy in this changing environment. The course has five different options outlined below. Depending on your organization type and your COVID-19 plans, select the most appropriate version to ensure your learners receive content geared to their specific scenario. See the table below for the module differences.

  • Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment
  • Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment – All Employees
  • Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment – Remote Employees
  • Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment – Workplace Employees
  • Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment – Students

Module Options

Base Course All Employees Remote Employees Workplace Employees
Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction
COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics
Mental Wellness Mental Wellness Mental Wellness Mental Wellness
Conclusion Working in This New Environment Working in This New Environment Returning to the Workplace
  Returning to the Workplace Conclusion Conclusion
  Conclusion    

 

Base Course All Employees Remote Employees Workplace Employees
Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction
COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics
Mental Wellness Mental Wellness Mental Wellness Mental Wellness
Conclusion Working in This New Environment Working in This New Environment Returning to the Workplace
  Returning to the Workplace Conclusion Conclusion
  Conclusion    

 

Base Course Students
Introduction Introduction
COVID-19 Basics COVID-19 Basics
Mental Wellness Mental Wellness
Conclusion  Returning to Campus
   Conclusion

 


Course Syallabus

Module: Introduction

This module introduces the learner to the course, Staying Healthy in a Changing Environment.

  • 3 Customizable Content Page
  • Pre-Course Survey

Module: COVID-19 Basics

This module is an overview of COVID-19: what it is, it’s symptoms, and best practices for staying safe. Learners will review important terms and definitions related to PPE, social distancing, strategies to reduce the possibility of contracting COVID-19.

  • 3 Customizable Content Pages

Module: Mental Wellness

This module explores common causes of stress, as well as stressors related to life during a pandemic, and explore ways strategies for managing stress and supporting mental-wellbeing such as physical exercise, establishing a routine, communicating personal boundaries.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

Module: Working in This New Environment

This module includes information for employees who are managing changes as their physical workplace reopens. The content reviews working from home, working in a blended workforce of remote and in-person employees, and discussing accommodations based on individual needs.

  • 3 Customizable Content Pages

Module: Returning to the Workplace

This module focuses on safety best practices to stay well as faculty and staff return to the physical workplace, and what to do if they experience symptoms. This module also reviews bystander intervention to manage instances of harassment or discrimination in the workplace.

  • 1 Custom Policies
  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

Module: Returning to Campus (Only in Higher Ed Student Version)

This module provides information to student learners who are returning to the in-person campus environment. It reviews safety best practices and considerations. Bystander intervention is also discussed as it relates to taking action when learner notice someone isn’t following protocols or being safe.

  • 2 Customizable Content Pages

Module: Conclusion

Learners will complete the course, including signing any policies required.

  • 1 Custom Policy
  • 1 Customizable Content Page
  • Post-Course Survey

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