Respiratory Masterclass Series
Managing COVID-19 in our Regional Communities
A webinar series of 11 education sessions running from 30 November 2021 to 31 March 2022 to support clinicians working in regional South Australia to manage COVID-19 patients in their communities.
COVID-19 Patient Management / Learnings from Victoria
30 November 2021
Session 1 of the Respiratory Masterclass Series: COVID-19 Patient Management Learnings from Victoria, a discussion about, variants, mutations, management and patient care in Victoria.
Presenter: Dr David Griffin
Infections Diseases Physician, COVID-19 Clinical Service Lead, Alfred Hospital.
To get a link to view this video, please contact the event organise using the information shown on the booking sheet.
Respiratory Precautions / Personal Protective Equipment
2 December 2021
Session 2 of the Respiratory Masterclass Series: Personal Protective Equipment, a discussion of transmission precautions, mask styles, fit testing, donning and doffing, public and social measures – mask importance.
Presenter: Rebecca Newton-McLean
Acting Nursing Manager, Infection Prevention and Control, Rural Support Service,
Tom's Court Medi-Hotel
9 December 2021
Session 3 of the Respiratory Masterclass Series: Tom’s Court Medi-Hotel, a discussion about lessons learnt, identifying and managing deterioration in COVID positive patients and a virtual walk.
Presenter: Monique Anninos
Advanced Nursing Program Director, Tom’s Court & Nicole Clark, Advanced Nurse Unit Manager, Tom’s Court.
Monitoring of COVID-19 at home
16 December 2021
Session 4 of the Respiratory Masterclass Series: Monitoring of COVID-19 at home, A presentation on monitoring of COVID-19 at home - notification, the referral process and model of care for regional South Australia.
Presenter: Rosy Tirimacco
Network Operations & Research Manager, iCCnet, Rural Support Service.
Resource shared during the presentation:
- COVID Positive Care in the Community COVID Response Care Team (CRCT) — Notification and Referral to Regional Local Health Networks and ICCnet.
Caring for a COVID positive patient. A doctor's perspective
18 January 2022
Session 5 of the Respiratory Masterclass Series: Caring for a COVID positive patient. A doctors perspective, an in-depth discussion about ward management, deterioration and patient care at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Presenter: Lauren Fielke
COVID Inpatient Medical Lead, General Medicine Consultant, CALHN.
Resources shared during the presentation:
- Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Application for COVID positive patients
- Awake Proning of COVID-19 Patients CALHN Clinical Resources
- COVID respiratory supports on the COVID wards
COVID-19 Current Treatments
2 February 2022
Session 6 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: A detailed education session on the current COVID-19 treatments for patients with mild, moderate, severe and critical symptoms.
Senior Pharmacist (Infectious Diseases), CALHN
COVID-19 Airway Clearance and Positioning for Optimal Function
17 February 2022
Session 7 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: A exploration of airway clearance and prone positioning in management of COVID-19 hospitalised patients.
Presenter: Anna Paras
Annie Paras, Clinical Senior Physiotherapist, LCLHN
22 February 2022
Session 8 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: A discussion about the management of COVID-19 across the illness spectrum
Presenter: Dr Anand Rose
Director, Respiratory & Sleep Services, SALHN
Long COVID illness, deconditioning and rehabilitation
1 March 2022
Session 9 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: Long COVID illness, deconditioning and rehabilitation.
Presenter: Nicholas Martin
Physiotherapist, Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Palliative Care, SALHN
COVID-19 Palliative Care
16 March 2022
Session 10 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: An exploration of COVID-19 Palliative Care
Presenter: Dr Peter Allcroft
Palliative Care Consultant, Flinders Medical Centre and Senior Palliative Care Clinical Lead, Rural Support Service.
Addressing psychosocial issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
31 March 2022
Session 11 of the Respiratory Masterclass series: An in-depth discussion of the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic including isolation, loss of income, fear, and concerns about mental health.
Presenters: Chrissy Eletheriadis, Clinical Senior Social Worker, Berri
Suzanne Ebert, Clincal Senior Social Worker, Gawler/Barossa
Emily Burrows, Clinical Senior Social Worker, Mount Barker