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141290 - Common infections

  • : Online

This session will cover key features on history and examination for 
• Pneumonia 
• Impetigo 
• Roseola Infantum 
• Fifth Disease 
• Influenza 

It will also cover red flags in pneumonia and reasons for admission, management of pneumonia in RACFs. Criteria for school exclusion in QLD for impetigo and use of Oseltamivir in Influenza management

Relevance to General Practice

GPs are responsible for the primary care of Australians of all ages and it is important that GPs maintain their skills and knowledge of common infection presentations.

Learning outcomes
  • Understand the key features on history taking and examination for common infections seen in the after hours
  • Develop a checklist to identify the red flags in pneumonia
  • Explain the management of pneumonia in Aged Care Facilities
  • Understand the use of Oseltamivir in Influenza management
  • Delivery
    Title
    141290 - Common infections
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    29-Aug-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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