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Active Learning Module (ALM)

Our 6-hour online ALMs provide GPs with the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes in a range of topics relevant to general practice. Our ALMs are also available face-to-face in various locations around Australia.

Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in General Practice

Heart failure is a significant health issue in Australia, with complex diagnostic and management methods that must be tailored to each patient. This ALM comprehensively covers the many stages of heart failure management including the identification of risk factors, diagnosis and investigations, pharmacological and non-pharmacological management, management of progression and comorbidities, the use of implantable devices and end-of-life care, and multidisciplinary care programs.

GP Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth Mental Health

This activity is for GPs only. If you are an allied health professional, please proceed to the "Allied Health Professional Skills Module: Youth Mental Health" activity. Please note that this module alone does not constitute a full MHST training program. This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common youth mental health issues. These include depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, with an emphasis on indigenous and LGBTIQ youth. The role of the GP as part of a primary care team is discussed together with the principles for best practice management of these conditions. A range of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management modalities are explored through case studies.

Allied Health Professional Skills Module: Youth Mental Health

This activity is for allied health professionals. If you are a GP, please proceed to the "GP Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth Mental Health" activity. This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common youth mental health issues. These include depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, with an emphasis on indigenous and LGBTIQ youth. The role of the AHP as part of a primary care team is discussed together with the principles for best practice management of these conditions. A range of management modalities are explored through case studies, adapted for a broad clinical spectrum. This education was developed in conjunction with the GP version, highlighting the importance of collaboration as part of the Mental Healthcare team.