QLD Mpox Webinar

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
13 Aug
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Online
Profession:
Community Based Practitioners, Doctors, Emergency department clinicians, HIV s100 Prescribers, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

There has been an increase in locally acquired mpox cases in Australia, including in Queensland. Due to these increased rates, clinicians are encouraged to join this webinar for an overview of the current trends in mpox epidemiology, the public health response, clinical presentations, and approaches to testing and vaccination in Queensland. When should you test and vaccinate patients under your care to prevent transmission of mpox in Queensland? 

 

Click here to view the flyer.

 

 

Date, Time & Venue: 

Date: Tuesday 13 August 2024  

Time: 6:00 – 7:15pm (AEST) 

Venue: Online

 

 

Target Audience: 

Primary health care practitioners (GPs and Nurses), sexual health providers and Emergency department clinicians.

 

 

Speakers/Facilitators: 

Mark Stickley, Public Health Physician, Metro South Public Health Unit 

Andrew Redmond, Infectious Diseases Physician at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Caroline Thng, Medical Director, Sexual Health Service, Gold Coast

Olivia Willaims, QLD Health

Ethan Salleh, GP, gladstone road medical centre

 

 

Course Components: 

  • 60 minute presentation 
  • 15 minute question and answer session 

 

 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand the epidemiology of mpox in Queensland and Australia, along with the corresponding public health responses.
  • Develop strategies to enhance mpox vaccination rates within your clinic.
  • Recognise indications for mpox testing by understanding its signs and symptoms.

 

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

HIV s100 Prescribers will receive 1 ASHM HIV CPD point for attending the session. 

RACGP Accreditation pending

ACCRM Accreditation pending

 

 

Funding:

This activity is funded by Queensland Health. 

 

 

For more information: 

Please contact ASHM Education at education@ashm.org.au or call 0431 320 429. 

 

 

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