News and Education for health professionals

Dr Andrew Khoo explains key points for the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what treatment options are available in general practice.

This education explores how to identify patients at elevated risk of cancer due to Lynch syndrome, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and...

This audit seeks to assess patients whose chronic non-cancer pain is not adequately controlled, and who may benefit from a change in their pain management plan.

This activity focuses specially on how to conduct a psychosocial assessment to gain a better understanding of the woman’s life circumstances including her past and current social, emotional and...

Accredited Practising Dietitian Melanie McGrice explores the dietary requirements for healthy children, and how overweight and obese children should be managed.

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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.

Breastfeeding and Medication

Breastfeeding offers a variety of health benefits to infants, but there are often concerns about drug transfer from the mother to the infant through breast milk. This education discusses the safety of various classes of drugs for breastfeeding mothers, and outlines which medications require closer monitoring or are contraindicated.

Common Eye Conditions

This education discusses the common causes of vision loss, the presenting features, diagnostic assessments and management. Indications for referral and the contents of referral letters to the optometrist/ophthalmologist are detailed.

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