COVID-19 Webinars Rewind

Catch up on any COVID-19 webinars you may have missed. This page will be regularly updated with recordings of webinars that have already taken place.

Management of the long-term effects of COVID-19

In September 2020, 67% of members who responded to a RCGP survey said they were looking after patients with symptoms from COVID-19 lasting longer than 12 weeks, many of whom were never admitted to hospital and were never tested for COVID-19. If you have a patient such as this, this webinar is for you. We hear from the ZOE ap team, patient perspectives on their symptoms and what they need from their GP; and with 81% of members surveyed requesting more clinical guidance to help, we also give an update on the new NICE/SIGN/RCGP guidelines for management of the long term effects of COVID-19.

Video consultation skills: the how-to guide for general practice

This 90-minute webinar focusses on how to make the most out of video consultations. During this webinar we will look at the basic principles of video consultations include pre-consultation triage and digital examinations. The programme includes practical tips on the best ways to implement what we have learnt for COVID-19 and what the future could hold for the video consultations. The webinar also highlights potential risks and downsides of video consultations including any legal aspects such as storing images.

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Community CPR in the COVID-19 world

Developed in partnership with the Resuscitation Council UK, this webinar considers how cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be conducted in a community setting by healthcare professionals. It discusses the ethical issues of attempting CPR, the debates regarding whether CPR is an aerosol generating procedure and what PPE to wear. It shows exemplar demonstration of adult CPR and discussion of the similarities and differences for children. It also addresses how healthcare professionals can keep their skills up to date.

Safeguarding children during COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought particular challenges for children and young people, This webinar looks at what abuse and exploitation children have been facing throughout COVID-19, and what GPs and Primary Care can do to safeguard children at this time. Dr Laura Wood focuses specifically on issues surrounding modern slavery and trafficking of children.

Safeguarding adults during COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought many new challenges including how GPs manage safeguarding. Many victims of abuse have been more 'hidden' during lockdown and COVID-19 has amplified many different types of abuse and exploitation. This webinar focuses on:

  • How COVID-19 has amplified adult safeguarding issues and brought new safeguarding challenges
  • How to identify and manage adult safeguarding issues when working remotely
  • Issues around domestic abuse which has been increasing during lockdown

COVID-19: The patient journey from rehabilitation to recovery

Developed in collaboration with the Intensive Care Society, this webinar allows you to hear from the multi-professional team in Intensive Care to understand some of the rehabilitation needs of patients post-COVID-19 critical illness. The webinar covers:

  • The challenges around recovery of communication and swallowing post ICU
  • The psychological impact of COVID-19 recovery and what to look out for
  • The breathless ICU survivor post coronavirus infection - heart, lungs or muscle as the problem?

COVID-19: The Patient Journey Through Intensive Care

Developed in collaboration with the Intensive Care Society, this webinar allows you to hear first-hand what admission into Intensive Care entails and sheds light on the impact of a COVID-19 hospital admission on patients and their families. This webinar covers:

  • What is critical care?
  • A COVID-19 case story / patient journey
  • Cardiovascular critical care and complications around COVID-19
  • COVID-19 respiratory complications

CQC Emergency Support Framework: Practical preparation and support for general practices

This webinar guides you through the CQC's new Emergency Support Framework (ESF), providing practical advice on how to prepare for your video or phone call. The ESF allows the CQC to seek assurances that primary care continues to deliver safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care during the current pandemic and beyond. The webinar looks at potential outcomes and what support might be available for practices who are struggling at this difficult time.

Dying Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During this webinar we focus on those crucial conversations during COVID-19 pandemic including Advanced Care Planning and discussing death and dying.

COVID-19 and Diabetes

This webinar looks at presentations of diabetes and the effects of COVID-19. Experts will share their experiences of cases in both an acute and primary care setting, the challenges faced in both and advice for ongoing management through the pandemic as well as considering the impact on future patient care.

Obesity care in a post-COVID-19 world

In this webinar, we review the strong evidence supporting the major benefits of lifestyle change, pharmacological and surgical approaches to obesity, bearing in mind the profound impact that metabolic syndrome and obesity has on COVID-19 outcomes. As we re-focus and redesign health services after lockdown, it is becoming increasingly clear that prioritising obesity care will help protect our population during possible second and third waves of infection.

COVID-19 and obesity: a perfect metabolic storm

In this webinar we discuss why obesity is emerging as a major risk factor for COVID-19 morbidity and mortality, and how this is having a very uneven impact across socio-economic as well as ethnic groups. What does this mean for primary care staff and how can we support those patients at increased risk during this time of heightened concern?

Understanding the disease trajectory, data, clinical symptoms and guidance

In this webinar, we look at the disease trajectory for COVID-19 and discuss the latest data on the virus. With a variety of different COVID-19 presentations being reported, this webinar also looks at the common and less common symptoms in both mild and severe cases, as well as the different effects and noted themes seen in patients.

COVID-19: Best practice for managing drug and alcohol problems

This joint RCGP and SMMGP webinar will be led by a panel of experts, giving support to GPs and Healthcare Professionals working with patients with drug and alcohol problems. It will focus on the challenges and solutions to providing both drug and alcohol treatment during the pandemic, as well as address how the transition to a relaxation on the lockdown might look.

Last modified: Friday, 11 December 2020, 1:52 PM