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29 May 2020

How to stage a virtual clinic part of webinar series

Ensuring a safe and systematic approach to virtual consultations will be one of the latest subjects of a webinar series.

AstraZeneca is leading the way in online education in the absence of face-to-face education during the COVID-19 lockdown, with another seven online meetings planned for June.

Managing cardiovascular risk, the burden of heart failure in type 2 diabetes and value beyond glycaemic control are also topics covered in the June leg of AstraZeneca’s free webinar series for healthcare professionals.

The first webinars in the series covered type 2 diabetes and Ramadan and were staged in April and five more were held in May.

Diabetes Nurse Consultant Debbie Hicks will deliver two of the latest webinars, both titled ‘Getting the most out of your virtual clinic: ‘advantages & disadvantages’. She said: “Because of COVID-19 we’ve all been plunged into different ways of working and it’s about making sure that remote consultations are safe and effective.

“This webinar aims to give some useful tips when giving remote consultations for people with diabetes. It’s about making sure there is a safe and systematic approach to virtual consultations. I cover what you need to do before the consultation, during and after, while also emphasising the need to ensure every virtual clinic is a two-way interaction to achieve maximum benefit for the person with diabetes.”

 

Date  Time Session title Speaker Speaker's title
June 2 7pm to 8pm Managing Cardiovascular Risk: Evidence in to Primary Care Dr Naresh Kanumilli GPwSI, Manchester
June 4 12.30pm to 1.30pm Getting the most out of your virtual clinic: ‘advantages & disadvantages’ Debbie Hicks Nurse Consultant
June 10 12.30pm to 1.30pm Getting the most out of your virtual clinic: ‘advantages & disadvantages’ Debbie Hicks Nurse Consultant
June 12 12.30pm to 1.30pm Heart Failure and T2D: What’s the connection? Dr Klaus Witte Consultant Cardiologist, Leeds
June 17 7pm to 8pm Burden of Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Professor Mark Kearney Prof of CV and Diabetes Research
June 25 7pm to 8pm Managing Cardiovascular Risk: Evidence in to Primary Care Dr Naresh Kanumilli GPwSI, Manchester
June 30 12.30pm to 1:30pm Value beyond Glycaemic control Dr Marc Evans Consultant Diabetologist, Cardiff

 

The workshops will be delivered online to ensure all participants can adhere to the current social distancing practices in place to try to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

 

 

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