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Tickborne Infection (TBI’s) in Australia – Update and current research

Wed 5th December @ 6:30 pm

Free

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals to a presentation by Dr Hudson on clinical and laboratory aspects of TBI. This will be followed by a presentation by Professor Edward Holmes, Director of the Pathogen Discovery Unit at University of Sydney on potential new pathogens discovered in Australian ticks and wildlife.

Date: Wednesday 5 December 2018

Time:

6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration and dinner
7.00pm – 9.00pm Workshop

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DATE:
Wed 5th December


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Auditorium, Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital
Reserve Road
St Leonards NSW
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD Program

SPEAKERS:
  • Dr Bernie Hudson, MBBS(Hons), DTPH, FACTM, FAFPHM, FRACP, FRCPA
    Director of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, NSW Health Pathology North, North Sydney (NSWHP NNS) Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Professor Edward C. Holmes, PhD,
    Australian Research Council (ARC), Laureate Fellow and Professor,
    University of Sydney
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Identify the clinical signs, symptoms and know the appropriate diagnostic tests for tickborne diseases (TBI’s) in Australia
  • Identify the most appropriate treatments for TBI’s in Australia
  • Recognise new technologies for detection of novel microbes in Australian ticks and wildlife and potential newly found human pathogens
  • Explain the comparison with northern hemisphere TBI’s with novel microbes detected in Australian ticks and wildlife.
COST:
There is no cost for GPs, Practice staff and AHPs working within the SNPHN region

RSVP BY:
Wed 28th November 2018

ENQUIRIES:

For more information contact Dr Katerina Mitsakos PhD , Project Implementation Manager Katerina.mitsakos@health.nsw.gov.au or phone 9926 4127.

For registration enquiries Judy Galton or Robi Robinson from the Education Team on 9432 8250