Reassignment to COVID-19 areas - TURAS learning modules


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NHS Education for Scotland (NES) are developing a range of educational and induction resources. This is available for all health and social care staff and volunteers deployed to support clinical services, but will be particularly useful in the event of people needing redeployed to other areas.

To date it contains: 

  • assessment diagnosis and management of suspected COVID 19 infection 
  • details of the community pathway for managing COVID 19 in Scotland 
  • how to take a respiratory history and examination 
  • induction to community pharmacy 
  • interpretation of arterial blood gases 
  • management of patients with COVID 19 
  • procedural skills linked to the assessment and management of COVID 19 
  • protecting your workplace 
  • protecting yourself in the workplace 
  • rehearsing scenarios for practice in care of patients with COVID 19 
  • wellbeing sections on looking after yourself, your patients and your staff

Last reviewed: 14 September 2021

Next review: 14 March 2022