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FIP is pleased to bring you announcements of events, meetings and workshops around the world concerning pharmacy practice, the pharmaceutical sciences and global health. For more information on a particular event please click the associated link.

Self-care: managing mild COVID-19 symptoms, dispelling the myths

A webinar organised by: COVID-19
24 November 2020

To describe an evidence-based approach to self-care of mild COVID-19 symptoms

Learning Objectives:
• Describe approaches for preventing the spread of COVID-19
• List symptoms of COVID-19 – similarities and differences to influenza;
• Identify myths associated with self-care of COVID-19.
• Describe how mild symptoms such as fever and pain should be managed;
• Discuss when to refer more serious cases (escalating care in COVID-19).

Target audience – all those involved in the primary health care response to the coronavirus pandemic

1. Welcome – Moderator Gonçalo Sousa Pinto, FIP Lead for Practice Development and Transformation

2. COVID-19: preventing its spread and understanding its symptoms – Jaime Acosta-Gómez, Community Pharmacist and Pharmacy Owner, Spain

3. Dispelling myths about self-care treatments of COVID-19 – Christopher John, FIP Lead for Data and Intelligence

4. How to manage mild symptoms – self-care case study. Lars-Åke Söderlund, President FIP Community Pharmacy Section

5. Panel Discussion – questions and answers – All speakers

Last update 12 September 2019

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