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Managing a patient's lifestyle - Get Healthy Information and Coaching

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This education is accredited: RACGP 2 CPD, ACRRM 1 CME PD.

Participate in this activity for support in encouraging healthy lifestyle changes in your patients. ‘The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service’ is a free 6 month telephone-based coaching Service to help your patients make sustainable lifestyle changes in relation to healthy eating, being physically active and achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.
Your patient will be assigned to their own personal health coach with whom they can discuss goal-setting and overall behaviour change for better health results. This activity provides a description of the Get Healthy Service, the patient referral process, and explores when is most appropriate to enlist patients to the service.

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the components of the Get Healthy Service.
  • Discuss the efficacy and outcomes of the Get Healthy Service.
  • Refer patients to the Get Healthy Service.
  • Ensure patient safety by assessing patient suitability to participate.

This education was prepared by ThinkGP.

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