News and Education for health professionals

Dr Deborah Bateson from Family Planning NSW considers a structured approach to counselling a patient through the variety of options in contraceptive sexual health.

Osteoporosis Clinical Audit

This quality improvement activity has been designed to assist GPs in identifying and treating patients with osteoporosis at risk of a first fracture and patients with a history of fragility fracture.

Participate in this activity for support in encouraging healthy lifestyle changes in your overweight patients.

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.

Increase your knowledge and confidence in advising patients about sun exposure, Vitamin D and prevention

This ALM discusses the screening and further assessment of women in the perinatal period for possible depression and/or anxiety. A range of management modalities are discussed.

Osteoporosis Clinical Audit

Appropriate BRCA1 and BRCA2 referrals to Family Cancer Clinics

Hereditary mutations of the tumour suppressor genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 can lead to an elevated risk of breast cancer. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.

The management of bone complications of metastatic breast and prostate cancer

Metastatic breast and prostate cancer can lead to bone complications in patients, potentially leading to skeletal related events (SREs). This education discusses the mechanisms behind bone metastases and explores the use of pharmacological therapies for treatment.

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Top ALMs/Clinical audits

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...

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Radiological testing is a convenient and non-invasive method of assessing patients with potential cardiovascular complications. Dr Dean Federman provides an overview of the various radiological tests...