News and Education for health professionals

Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating...

This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia.

This education module explores the pharmacological and non-pharamacological management of type 2 diabetes and its comorbities, with a focus on management options in patients with renal impairment.

Associate Professor Graham Newstead discussed the current state of bowel cancer screening in Australia, and how outcomes have room for improvement.

Troubleshooting difficult asthma adults

Review the latest information about asthma control in adults with a particular focus on those patients who are finding it difficult to control their symptoms.

Troubleshooting difficult asthma adults

Cow’s milk protein allergy in infants: Diagnosis and management in general practice

Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the leading cause of food allergy in children under 3, and renders affected infants unable to consume most commercially available baby formulas. This education covers the diagnosis of CMPA in infants, and outlines the available management methods.

STI management in general practice: Key features

The past decade has seen rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and HIV increase in Australia. This education module looks at how to discuss sexual practice, STI and HIV risk with an aim to increasing STI and HIV testing in practices. A wide range of case studies also examine ways of approaching STI and HIV testing and treatment and promoting safe sexual practice using the NSW STIPU STI Testing Tool.

STI management in general practice: Contact tracing

The educational activity discusses the role of general practitioners in contact tracing for STIs. The opportunities to initiate a discussion with patients are identified, advice provided in relation to the STIs for which contact tracing is recommended and methods to do this described. Options to assist patients with tracing sexual contacts are also described.

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