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Clinical Challenges: Respiratory Presentations in General Practice

Clinical Challenges in General Practice Webinar Series

The Clinical Challenges in General Practice Webinar Series consist of live and recorded interactive panel discussions regarding the diagnosis and management of challenging cases often seen in general practice.

In this webinar

For this webinar our host is Dr Simon Morgan, an experienced general practitioner and educator.  He will facilitate a discussion with Dr Shobini Sivagnanam, infectious diseases physician and microbiologist, about the role and interpretation of commonly ordered tests in a range of respiratory conditions, including sore throat and cough.

This webinar will focus on the role and interpretation of commonly ordered pathology tests in respiratory and ENT presentations, including throat swab, sputum cultures and serology.

Case studies will include:

  • Exudative tonsillitis
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sore throat

The learning objectives of the session are to:

  • Apply a rational approach to ordering tests for common respiratory and ENT presentations in general practice
  • Interpret test results commonly requested for respiratory and ENT presentations

Series Sponsor

This webinar series is brought to you by Australian Clinical Labs.

Course Educators
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP

Simon is a GP based in Newcastle, NSW, and a senior medical educator with Medcast. He also has medical education roles with the RACGP and GPSA. Over the past th...

Dr Shobini Sivagnanam
Dr Shobini Sivagnanam

Dr Shobini Sivagnanam studied medicine at the University of New South Wales and subsequently completed Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) through the Un...


Recorded Webinar

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Duration: 1 hour


Educational Activities: 1 hours

Areas Of Interest: Diagnostic, General Practice, Haematology


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