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192522 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Influenza Update

  • : Online

RACGP WA together with WA Health present this webinar, designed to equip GPs with the most up-to-date information on the management of these two viruses. Presented by Professor Paul Effler, Senior Medical Advisor, Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health Western Australia, this webinar will discuss the current status of COVID-19 in Australia and the evolving nature of the condition worldwide. Professor Effler will also provide an update on the impending flu season including influenza vaccine efficacy, effectiveness and impact.

Relevance to General Practice

General Practitioners stand on the front line in the fight against the COVID-19 global health emergency. Soon GPs will face the additional challenge of the influenza season. This webinar delivers the latest evidence and information on the management of both the COVID-19 and the influenza virus.

Learning outcomes
  • Discuss the current status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak worldwide and within Australia
  • Discuss the management of suspected Coronavirus (COVID-19)cases in general practice setting
  • Outline preparation and response resources available for general practices in managing Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Review and update on the guidelines and use of the 2020 influenza vaccination (including influenza vaccine efficacy, effectiveness and impact)
  • Identify patients who are ‘high risk groups’ and target the influenza vaccine and describe evidence-based management of influenza
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

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    192522 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Influenza Update
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    1 hour
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