The past decade has seen rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and HIV increase in Australia. This education module looks at how to discuss sexual practice, STI and HIV risk with an aim to...
Watch the recording of the ‘Beating the Killer Called Heart Failure’ MEDTalks, live from GPCE Melbourne. Challenge your thinking on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure and join our panel of experts who will deliver four high impact and engaging 10 minute talks, providing up-to-date insights relevant to general practice.
A/Prof Eddy Strivens explores new developments regarding the diagnosis and management of dementia in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, with a focus on diagnostic tools and risk factors.
This activity discusses the assessment and investigation of the patient who presents with cognitive impairment.
This education defines dementia and discusses the presenting symptoms and signs of the disease. The range of screening tools available in general practice is discussed and their merits and role considered. Biomarkers for dementia are considered, as are current neuroimaging techniques.
Watch the recording of the ‘Biologics: The Fundamentals and the Future’ MEDTalks, live from GPCE Brisbane. While biologics have been around since 2003, they are still shrouded in mystery. Biologics are an expanding group of medications produced from living cells used in complex conditions like auto immune diseases and some cancers. New uses are coming and GPs need to be ready.
This clinical audit aims to optimise pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of lipid abnormalities in patients with atherogenic dyslipidaemia, to achieve a reduction in cardiovascular disease risk in patients.