News and Education for health professionals

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.

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...

Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating...

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

Tailor the choice of anti-depressant medication for the initial management of a patient with depression based on maintaining therapy long term to achieve more positive patient outcomes and response.

MEDTalks - Biologics: The Fundamentals and the Future

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.

MEDTalks - Getting to Grips with COPD

Watch the recording of the ‘Getting to Grips with COPD’ MEDTalks, live from GPCE Perth, including four inspiring, thought provoking talks from a panel of respiratory experts who present real patient case studies to hone in on symptoms, signs and investigations to clinch the diagnosis of COPD, while putting the impact of the disease under the microscope.

Using e-Mental Health Programs in Your Practice

e-Mental Health programs that allow people to undertake self-directed mental health therapies in their own time have been shown to provide benefits comparable to face-to-face treatment. This module will offer participants an insight into the applications of eMH programs in the general practice setting, and outline how these programs can be incorporated into a comprehensive, person-centred mental health care plan.

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