News and Education for health professionals

Are you confident in assessing patients who present with cognitive impairment? Review your knowledge of dementia in this ALM.

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...

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

Associate Professor Graham Newstead discussed the current state of bowel cancer screening in Australia, and how outcomes have room for improvement.

Troubleshooting difficult asthma adults

Review the latest information about asthma control in adults with a particular focus on those patients who are finding it difficult to control their symptoms.

Troubleshooting difficult asthma adults

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.

Appropriate referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for Lynch syndrome risk assessment

Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic mutation that increases an individual's risk of various cancers. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.

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.

Troubleshooting difficult asthma in adults: Module 1

Asthma is a common condition in Australia, and it is crucial to optimise the effectiveness of asthma interventions in general practice. Developed by the National Asthma Council Australia, this activity outlines the diagnosis of asthma and identification of severity level, the appropriate use of devices and delivery systems, and forming a personalised asthma action plan.

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