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Explore the screening, diagnosis, treatment and management methods for osteoporosis in men.

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.

Bowel cancer is an ongoing health issue in Australia, with public awareness and screening rates falling behind other well-known cancers. This activity provides an overview of bowel cancer and its incidence...

Clinical Audit: Beating Heart Failure

This clinical audit aims to improve the management of patients with chronic heart failure who have been taking an ACE inhibitor or ARB for over four weeks.

Optometrist Paula Katalinic provides an overview of diabetic eye disease, and how you can play a part in the management of this condition.

Clinical Audit: Beating Heart Failure

Exploiting Cytokine Biology and Strategies for Using Non-TNF Agents in Clinical Practice Training

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory disease affecting 1% of the population. If left untreated or undertreated, patients with RA can suffer from joint destruction as well as a wide array of debilitating extra-articular, systemic effects. This module explores the optimisation of the treatment of patients with RA, new and emerging therapies for patients with RA, including IL-6 inhibitors, and the effective use of these newer therapies in clinical practice.

RA Pathogenesis, Patient Goals and Traditional Treatment Course for Moderate-To-Severe Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory disease affecting 1% of the population. If left untreated or undertreated, patients with RA can suffer from joint destruction as well as a wide array of debilitating extra-articular, systemic effects. This module explores the optimisation of the treatment of patients with RA, new and emerging therapies for patients with RA, including IL-6 inhibitors, and the effective use of these newer therapies in clinical practice.

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.

PTSD: A wound of mind and body

A recent large-scale Australian study showed that GPs have a significant role in managing PTSD and its associated physical and mental comorbidities. This module provides an update for identifying and treating this symptom complex, which affects one in twenty Australians.

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