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Are you confident in assessing patients who present with cognitive impairment? Review your knowledge of Dementia in this ALM.

Hearing screening

Emma Scanlan, Principal Audiologist, Australian Hearing discusses the identification of hearing loss and the recommended referral pathway once hearing loss is suspected.

Managing Nutrition in Babies and Toddlers-Safe, effective and best practice advice

Support the early development of your infant patients; consider the nutritional guidelines for optimal health in infanthood and onto later life.

In this interview Dr Mary Flynn considers the effects of implementing a Mediterranean diet on a patient's blood lipid profiles, blood pressure, insulin levels and overall risk of chronic disease.

Refresh your knowledge of the diagnosis and management of whooping cough in general practice.

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

Hearing screening
Managing Nutrition in Babies and Toddlers-Safe, effective and best practice advice
Diagnosis and Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Diagnosis and Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) affects up to 80% of our male patients over 80, with a rising rate of incidence as patients age. While not generally a life-threatening condition, BPH can impact significantly upon a patient’s quality of life. Review the range of diagnostic and therapeutic options for BPH with this activity.
Troubleshooting difficult asthma in adults - Module 2

Troubleshooting difficult asthma in adults: Module 2

Asthma care in Australia is primarily managed by GPs. Developed by The National Asthma Council Australia, these modules aim to support GPs in this role by providing information about asthma control in adults with a particular focus on those patients who are finding it difficult to control their symptoms.
Managing Nutrition in Babies and Toddlers-Safe, effective and best practice advice

Managing nutrition in babies and toddlers: safe, effective and best practice advice

Support the early development of your infant patients; consider the nutritional guidelines for optimal health in infanthood and onto later life. This activity outlines recommended stages for transitioning to new food types and textures in our youngest patients, reducing the impact of iron deficiency, obesity and allergies.
Mary Flynn

The Mediterranean Diet: The Role of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Improving Clinical Risk Factors

The Mediterranean diet is a primarily plant-based diet, with the major fat being Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In this interview Dr Mary Flynn considers the effects of implementing a Mediterranean diet on a patient's blood lipid profiles, blood pressure, insulin levels and overall risk of chronic disease.

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This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, bipolar and schizophrenia. The role of the primary care team is discussed...