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This education module explores the pharmacological and non-pharamacological management of type 2 diabetes and its comorbities, with a focus on management options in patients with renal impairment.

Associate Professor Neale Cohen outlines issues that may arise in managing diabetes in patients, with a focus on complex cases such as multiple comorbidities and adherence to a comprehensive management plan...

Associate Professor Neale Cohen explores the appropriate management of diabetes in patients with renal impairment, providing advice on what can safely be prescribed and whether there are issues with certain...

They affect around half of all Australians and are the leading cause of ill health and death in this country, but many chronic diseases share common lifestyle risk factors that are largely preventable. This...

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.

Management of chronic non-cancer pain in older patients

Chronic non-cancer pain can have significant effects on a patient's physical and psychological wellbeing, and requires multimodal and multidisciplinary management approaches tailored to the individual patient. This module explores the process of creating individualised management plans using non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches where appropriate.

GP ALM and Allied Health Skills: Youth AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) and Sexual Health

This activity seeks to educate health professionals on issues surrounding alcohol and other drug use and sexual health in youth, as well as their mental health implications. Utilising a number of case studies, ways of offering the best possible evidence-based care for young people in an effective and inclusive manner are explored.

Mental Health Skills Training: Core Module

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 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.

Cow’s milk protein allergy in infants: Diagnosis and management in general practice

Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the leading cause of food allergy in children under 3, and renders affected infants unable to consume most commercially available baby formulas. This education covers the diagnosis of CMPA in infants, and outlines the available management methods.

ThinkGP Live 1 day ALM Series - Management of the Emergency Patient in a General Practice & Remote Setting

This face-to-face course is specifically designed for the general practitioner and the practice team and emphasises the identification and management of acute emergencies in the pre-hospital setting. The training is based on the latest Australian and international scientific research in emergency medicine.

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