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Table 1 VR Curriculum Map

From: Feasibility of virtual reality based training for optimising COVID-19 case handling in Uganda

Module and sessions Training duration
Week 1: VR Platform
1. Introduction to VR Equipment Total duration 5 min
2 . Introduction to Sars-Cov-2
2.1 Understand what COVID-19 is
2.2 Describe the pathophysiology of COVID-19
2.3 Understand the clinical presentation of COVID-19
2.4 Understand screening and triaging of COVID-19 patients
Total duration 20 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
3. Infection Prevention and Control
3.1 Understand what IPC is
3.2 Understand the importance of hand hygiene in IPC
3.3 Understand respiratory hygiene
3.4 Describe Personal Protective Equipment
Total duration 20 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
4. Disinfection and Waste management
4.1 Understand the three levels of decontamination in COVID-19 prevention
4.2 Understand the waste management process in a COVID-19 situation
Total duration 10 min
5 min
5 min
5. Understand COVID-19 case management
5.1 Patient management principles
Total duration 5 min
5 min
Week 2: 3600 videos on SOMAa platform
1. Performing hand hygiene
1.1 Alcohol based hand rub
1.2 Soap and water
Total duration 10 min
5 min
5 min
2. Personal protective equipment
2.1 Gloving and de-gloving
2.2 Respiratory hygiene (demonstrating mask use)
2.3 Donning coverall
2.4 Donning gowning
2.5 Doffing of coverall
2.6 Doffing of gown
Total duration 30 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
5 min
3. Case Management
3.1 Management of Confirmed COVID-19 case at ETU or level II isolation unit
Total duration 5 min
5 min
  1. aSOMA is a platform to host 360 degree videos that we developed locally