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1 EBOLA VIRUS EDUCATION SESSION Tues. 28 October 2014

2 Acknowledgement of Country I would like to show my respect and acknowledge the traditional custodians, and to elders past and present, who are connected to this land on which we meet today. Aboriginal culture is continuous, and therefore relationships with this land before colonization, exists today, and will exist tomorrow. Please let me further extend my respect to Aboriginal people from other nations, who are also present.

3 House-keeping matters Exits Toilets Please take litter with you Mobile phones

4 Overview of evening 19:15 – 19:30 Intro. 19:30 – 20:30 Ebola Virus presentation, Dr Ann Koehler, Director CDCB 20:30 – 21:00 Q&A with Dr Koehler 21:00 – 21:15 RACGP ERPT, Bronwyn Knight on behalf of RACGP 21:15 – 21:30 Closing, further Q&A if needed

5 PATHOLOGY

6 PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS

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8 THE INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

9 LONG TERM IMPLICATIONS

10 Assoc Prof Ann Koehler Dip Ed, BSc, MBBS, FRCPA, MPH Senior Consultant Microbiologist Director, Communicable Disease Control Branch, SA Health “Ebola: What you need to know”

11 RACGP ERPT What is it How does it work How it can help you Where to get more info How you can help

12 What is the ERPT? Emergency Response Planning Tool Web-based tool Planning templates Online storage of key documents Supported by DoH Free for 2100 practices until June 2015 Assists in meeting the criteria on adverse event contingency planning in the RACGP Standards

13 How does the ERPT work? Practice registers at and chooses own password, username is automatically the name of your practice (without spaces)http://erpt.racgp.org.au Multiple sections and templates (pre-filled with responses appropriate to many practices) Go at your own pace, save as you go Skip sections you don’t need Use your own templates/documents if you wish, store additional documents Hard copy prints recommended

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16 How it can help you Better prepared Guides you through contingency planning for: –Pandemics –Disruption to water, gas & power supplies, telecommunication failures, and IT system or data loss –Loss of business records –Loss (complete or partial) of premises –Loss of medical supplies, equipment & furniture –Loss or non-availability of key staff Helps meet accred. standard criterion E Online storage

17 Where to get more information ERPT Project Team (Melb. RACGP office) Ph (Nathan Fell) or Free webinars (go to practice/business/tools/disaster/erpt/ ) practice/business/tools/disaster/erpt/ Emma Jervis at CAHML: accreditation support and practice manager network events

18 How you can help Use the tool & give feedback to improve it If you find it helpful, respond to RACGP calls for support as June 2015 nears

19 THANK YOU FOR COMING Presentations and PPE resources will go up on our website ASAP (go to Evaluation forms & follow up – hardcopy or online (surveymonkey.com/r/ebola_education_evaluation) Consider submitting a self-reported learning activity. Suggested learning outcomes are on the agenda.


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