Skip to main navigation Skip to main content

Winter preparedness: Update on COVID and influenza antiviral prescribing

Other RACGP online events

Originally recorded:

19 May 2022

With flu season just around the corner and COVID cases continuing to climb, we're pleased to present the next antiviral update for GPs. We cover all the important updates on COVID antivirals, pre-exposure prevention for COVID and updates on Tamiflu.

Using the latest advice and evidence, this webinar covers:
- A brief refresher on molnupiravir and paxlovid, including practical advice on efficacy, indications and contraindications
- the use of pre-prophylaxis medication (Evusheld), indications and access via NMS
- Tamiflu indications and use
- access to these medications
- the use of sotrovimab
- HealthPathways update

This webinar is delivered in partnership with WAPHA and AMA WA.

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss how the current COVID conditions in WA impact your role as a GP
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Ramya Raman
GP and RACGP WA Chair

Presenters

Dr Sean Stevens
Principal GP and practice owner at Next Practice

Dr Sean Stevens has been a GP for over 20 years, 18 of them as a practice owner. Sean’s previous practice was awarded the Australian General Practice of the Year and Sean has been awarded the Australian GP Supervisor of the Year. Sean has supervised over 30 doctors in their training to become specialist GPs. Sean is the immediate-past Chair of the WA Faculty of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the peak body representing 4,000 GPs in WA. Sean’s interests include men’s mental health, worker’s compensation and work injuries, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, haemochromatosis and skin. When not at work, Sean loves socialising, spending time with his family, and travel.

Dr Cory Lei
GP and Clinical Editor, HealthPathways WA

Dr Claire Italiano
Infectious Diseases Physician, Royal Perth Hospital

Advertising

© 2022 The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) ABN 34 000 223 807