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Dr Andrew Khoo explains key points for the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what treatment options are available in general practice.

This education explores how to identify patients at elevated risk of cancer due to Lynch syndrome, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and...

This audit seeks to assess patients whose chronic non-cancer pain is not adequately controlled, and who may benefit from a change in their pain management plan.

This activity focuses specially on how to conduct a psychosocial assessment to gain a better understanding of the woman’s life circumstances including her past and current social, emotional and...

Accredited Practising Dietitian Melanie McGrice explores the dietary requirements for healthy children, and how overweight and obese children should be managed.

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Management of chronic non-cancer pain in older patients

Chronic non-cancer pain can have significant effects on a patient's physical and psychological wellbeing, and requires multimodal and multidisciplinary management approaches tailored to the individual patient. This module explores the process of creating individualised management plans using non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches where appropriate.

PTSD: A wound of mind and body

A recent large-scale Australian study showed that GPs have a significant role in managing PTSD and its associated physical and mental comorbidities. This module provides an update for identifying and treating this symptom complex, which affects one in twenty Australians.

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