Red River College Polytechnic is offering a course centred on anterior nasal swab sample collection, which is an important part of identifying individuals with COVID-19 to assist in the pandemic response.
The two-hour online course trains individuals on safe sample collection procedures. This will include a review of COVID-19 and its causative agent, the anatomy and physiology of the anterior nares and best practices when working with samples.
The course is summarized as follows:
By the end of this course of study, you should be able to:
The final grade is recorded as Complete or Not Complete for non-credit training.
Academic Integrity describes a commitment to honesty, truthfulness and accountability in teaching, learning and research. Academic misconduct describes acts and activities that breach standards of academic integrity including and not limited to fraud, cheating, plagiarism, misuse or misrepresentation of sources, unauthorized collaboration, etc. Academic misconduct will be treated seriously and will not be tolerated. Clear expectations will be communicated to students to promote positive academic practices in compliance with RRC Polytech policy S4 Academic Integrity.
It is the student’s responsibility to be familiar with and adhere to the Red River College Polytechnic (RRC Polytech) Academic Policies. These Policies can be found in the RRC Polytech calendar or online under “A SERIES – ACADEMIC MATTERS” on the RRC Polytech website.
RPL is a process in which students have the opportunity to obtain credit for college level knowledge and skills gained outside the classroom and/or through other educational programs. It is a process which documents and compares a student’s prior learning gained from education, work and life experience to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information about RPL at Red River College Polytechnic, refer to the RPL website or A14 – RPL Policy.
For general information and assistance with RPL, contact Red River College Polytechnic’s RPL Advisor.
If you are a student with a disability and require reasonable accommodations, you are encouraged to discuss this privately with your instructor to facilitate greater understanding of your learning needs. To receive accommodations, you must connect with Counselling and Accessibility Services who will assist in developing and implementing your accommodation plan. You can contact Counselling and Accessibility Services in person at NDC (D102) or EDC (P210) or by filling out the online intake form. For further information about RRC Polytech’s accommodation process, see the Disability Documentation Guide.
Having good personal health and wellbeing will support your success in this program. We encourage you to:
College supports are readily available to assist you. These include:
Register for the COVID-19 Anterior Nasal Swab course online.
Note: Capacity is limited to 100 students per section. If a section is full, students may be moved to a different section.
RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.
We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.