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COVID-19 Update and managing the patient who tests positive

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 14 May 2020

This workshop provides the latest COVID-19 management recommendations. The webinar covers how to determine illness severity and clinical progression, identifying the patient at risk of complications, current advice on radiological testing and medications, and ascertaining the patient who requires hospitalization.

Learning outcomes
  • Review the current status of COVID-19 in Australia and worldwide
  • Describe the latest recommendations on diagnostic testing options
  • Create a checklist to determine disease severity in the patient who tests positive for COVID-19
  • Establish a management plan appropriate for the primary health care setting for positive patients exhibiting mild/moderate symptomology
  • Review the latest evidence on possible therapeutic drug therapies and explore the possibilities of vaccination updates for COVID-19

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Ramya Raman
FRACGP, MBBS, Dip Child Health, BSSc (Psych)​

Host

Ms Lucille Antonio
Education Administrator, Faculties

Presenter

Associate Professor Christopher Blyth
MBBS, FRACGP, FRCPA,PhD

Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist Clinical Lead, Infection Prevention & Control, Health operations, WA Health Co-director, Westfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Telethon Kids Institute Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Western Australia

Type
Delivery
Title
COVID-19 Update and managing the patient who tests positive
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Infectious disease
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
CPD Points
2
Price
Free
Price Details
For RACGP Members only
Location
Online
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Price: FreeFor RACGP Members only
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