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Infection control in general practice: A mid-year update | webinar

June 3, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

Audience:

  • Health professionals working in general practice, pharmacies or other primary health care settings.

Presenter:

  • Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist and Infection Prevention & Control Educator/Consultant to Office Based Practice, Community Health & Aged Care

Topics:

  • Airborne spread, and how to use your surgical mask to maximum effect in general practice;
  • Has complacency set in? What does it take to keep staff on message? Some current statistics;
  • Are you using precautions effectively to support the COVID normal running of your clinic – here’s my checklist?
  • A brief review of the current vaccines and how they each work. How big is asymptomatic infection?
  • Avoid turning your vaccination clinic into a superspreading event – my tips for immunisers to keep vaccination clinics safe for all;
  • More about quarantine;
  • Why vaccination is critical.

Learning outcomes:

  1. List infection prevention measures used in general practice
  2. Explain how surgical masks are used in primary health care settings for infection prevention and control

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Details

Date:
June 3, 2021
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6622439213499012623

Organiser

Murray PHN
Email:
educationandnetworks@murrayphn.org.au
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Venue

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