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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 27 Aug 2020

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Preparing for your first COVID-19 case in aged care - lessons from Melbourne

On-demand recorded 27 Aug 2020

Join a panel of experts as they draw on the Victorian experience of dealing with COVID-19 in aged care and discuss ways in which GPs around Australia could prepare for potential outbreaks in facilities within their own area.

The webinar will cover experiences from GPs working in aged care settings and also includes in-reach and hospital perspectives.

Speakers

Dr Nicholas Jones

Dr Nicholas (Nick) Jones is a specialist cardiologist and general physician. He is currently consultant manager of the COVID-19 ward at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.

Dr Cathy Parsons

Dr Cathy Parsons completed medical training at the University of Melbourne before moving to Perth in 1988 to complete her post-graduate GP training. Her main interest is geriatric medicine and she spend most of her week consulting in aged care homes.

Dr Imran Marzook
Victorian New Fellows Committee Chair

Chair of RACGP Victoria New Fellows Committee, Dr Marzook initially trained in oncology before moving to general practice for a better work-life balance. After working in remote and rural Australian he realised that his passion lay in aged care and dedicating his medical career to providing expert medical care to older patients.

Dr Jagdeesh Singh Dhaliwal

Dr Dhaliwal was born in London and graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1991. He then worked as a GP Principal in England for over twenty years. His main areas of interest are patients with complex healthcare needs, elderly care, end-of-life care, technology and safety in healthcare.

Dr Paul Yates

Dr Paul Yates is a geriatrician with clinical and research interests in ageing including management of frail elderly at the hospital-community interface, advance care planning, dementia and neuroimaging.

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