Antigen rapid tests: training package
The SARS-CoV-2 antigen rapid diagnostic test (SARS-CoV-2 Ag RDT) training package is a structured comprehensive collection of training resources and tools to support relevant institutions to organize, run and evaluate training of trainers and/or training of health workers who will be performing SARS-CoV-2 testing using Ag RDTs.
The training package can be used in face-to-face training or as a blend of remote face-to-face training. Materials can be adapted and customized based on national guidelines and target group of participants.
The training addresses the theoretical and practical components of SARS-CoV-2 Ag RDT testing and provides trainees with the skills and resources on how to safely perform SARS-CoV-2 Ag RDT tests. It does not intend to address the implementation of Ag RDT testing across the diagnostic network.
The SARS-CoV-2 Ag RDT v1.0 training package has been designed and developed by FIND and WHO.
SARS-CoV-2 Ag RDT training package v1.0
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Guidance for facilitators
- Trainers guide (word file – 161 KB)
Additional materials for facilitators
- Checklist of training materials (word file – 36 KB)
- FAQ (word file – 48 KB)
- Competency assessment (word file – 115 KB)
- Certificate template (ppt file – 43 KB)
- Training evaluation form (word file – 43 KB)
|Personal protective equipment (PPE) training video (zip file – 26.8 MB)|
|How to do a SARS-CoV-2 antigen rapid diagnostic test (zip file – 104 MB)|
|Ag RDT country implementation support|
- The French version of these training materials can be found on the WHO website.
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