Coronavirus (575) IPCRG: Weekly series of Clinical Practice Webinars

8 May, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest public health challenge of our time and has significant implications for primary care. The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) wants to support our global primary care respiratory community and provide resources that will help you understand and manage this crisis. We plan to do this virtually by launching a weekly series of clinical practice webinars and abstract presentations running for 8 weeks, starting on Saturday May 16, 2020.

These virtual clinical practice webinars are open to both the primary care respiratory academic community and all respiratory interested primary care healthcare professionals. They give us the opportunity to discuss and debate current COVID-19 challenges for primary care globally. These virtual sessions also offer a platform to the authors who successfully submitted abstracts for the postponed IPCRG 10th world conference due to take place in Dublin in May 2020, enabling them to share their work with the wider international respiratory community.

When: Saturday May 16 – Saturday July 4, 2020. Times listed below.

Participation: Open to all respiratory interested healthcare professionals, in any part of the world.

Registration: Please register on the IPCRG website. Registration for all Healthcare Professionals is free. https://www.ipcrg.org/conferences/ipcrg-2020-virtual-conference-sessions

All times BST

16 May 2020, 1200hrs – 1400hrs: COVID-19 in Primary Care - Supporting those Suffering and Recovering.

23 May 2020, 1000hrs – 1200hrs: COVID-19 in Primary Care, Supporting People’s Mental Health.

30 May 2020, 1000hrs – 1200hrs: COVID-19 in Primary Care, Protecting the Most Vulnerable

6 June 2020, 1200hrs – 1400hrs: COVID-19 & the Primary Care Management of Asthma

13 June 2020, 1500hrs – 1700hrs: COVID-19 & the Challenges of Diagnosing Asthma in children and adults in Primary Care

20 June 2020, 1000hrs – 1200hrs: COVID-19 & the Management of COPD in Primary Care

27 June 2020, 1200hrs – 1400hrs: COVID-19, Tobacco Dependence & Chronic Lund Disease in Primary Care: Quit for COVID-19.

4 July 2020, 1500hrs – 1700hrs: COVID-19 & the Importance of Public Education in Primary Care.

Each keynote will be followed by 6 oral abstract presentations.

We look forward to seeing you on 16th May 2020 for the first IPCRG webinar.

Nicola Connor

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International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG)

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