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Free GP CPD Webinar: COVID Update, Metabolic Syndrome in Children, Flu Season and more

Free GP CPD Webinar: COVID Update, Metabolic Syndrome in Children, Flu Season and more

Healthed Webcast invite GPs and other health professionals to a Webcast covering a COVID Update, Metabolic  Syndrome in Children; Winter Preparedness – Influenza & other Respiratory Viruses; and Shingles Prevention 2023.


  • Hear the latest COVID information from an Australian expert, Dr Gary Grohmann.
  • Learn about the risk of chronic disease for children with metabolic syndrome, the importance of weighing and recording BMI, and resources for parents of these children with A/Prof. Gary Leong.
  • Get ready for the flu season: COVID, flu and the whole shebang with A/Prof. Paul Griffen.
  • Hear the latest evidence and recommendations concerning the prevention of shingles from Prof. Tony Cunningham AO.


COVID Update
Dr Gary Grohmann, Virologist; Vaccine Manufacturing Expert; Former Director of Immunobiology and WHO ERL at the TGA, Office of Laboratories and Scientific Services 

Metabolic syndrome in children
A/Prof Gary Leong, Paediatric Endocrinologist; Child and Adolescent Obesity Expert; Senior Staff Specialist, Head of Paediatric Diabetes Services, Nepean Hospital, Sydney

Winter preparedness – Influenza and other respiratory viruses
A/Prof Paul Griffin, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist; Director of Infectious Diseases, Mater Hospital; Lecturer, University of Queensland; Principal Investigator and Medical Director, Nucleus Network

Shingles prevention 2023
Prof Tony Cunningham AO, Infectious Diseases Physician; Director, Centre for Virus Research, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research


This activity is both ACCRM and RACGP accredited for 2 hours PLUS 0.5 hours in the Reviewing Performance category by doing the optional post-lecture quizzes.

Other professions self-claim up to two hours CPD.




21 Feb 2023


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm



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