News and Education for health professionals

This module aims to increase knowledge on paediatric NMDs and their associated red flags for referral, and understand the role of the GP in the management of the 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,...

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...

Dr Karen Detering discusses the role of advance care planning in ensuring patients' quality of life in end-of-life care, and offers advice on how advance care plans can be integrated into the general...

Depression management for GPs

Tailor medication choice to achieve more positive patient outcomes and response in depression management.

Depression management for GPs

Paediatric neuromuscular disorders: early intervention is key

Paediatric neuromuscular disorders can greatly impact quality of life, and delays in diagnosis can result in poor prognosis compared to early intervention. This module aims to increase knowledge on paediatric NMDs and their associated red flags for referral, and understand the role of the GP in the management of the patient.

Breaking the Silence – Talking to Patients About Weight Loss

Australia is one of the most overweight countries in the world, and this is leading to an increase in weight-related medical conditions. This education explores the current state of overweight and obesity in Australia, and outlines methods of fostering communication with patients to achieve behaviour change and weight loss.

The Good Gut podcast series

In this informative three-part podcast series, Dr Tim Crowe will be joined by leading experts in the field of gut health to explore the importance of one of the body’s most under-rated organs – the gut. From looking at what exactly our gut is comprised of, to analysing emerging research around the link between gut health and mood, The Good Gut podcast series reveals why the role of the gut goes far beyond digestion and can have significant implications on overall health and wellbeing.

General practice strategies for the management of insomnia

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder seen in primary care, accounting for 8 out of 10 sleep disorders. Australian population surveys show that up to one third of adults have regular difficulty in getting to sleep or staying asleep. Despite its frequent presentation, the management of insomnia is said to be suboptimal due to under recognition of the disorder as well as inadequate treatment strategies. This activity will help GPs understand the impact of insomnia, how to identify insomnia and how to approach treatment.

Women's Health Update

This ALM covers three key aspects of women's health: breast cancer, heavy menstrual bleeding and cervical cancer. Screening and management methods in light of the latest clinical guidelines are explored, as well as effective management methods and when to refer patients to specialists.

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