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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.

Pharmacological approaches to the management of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women

Pharmacological therapy is a widely used management method for osteoporosis, but it requires the choice of medication to be individualised to each patient and strict patient adherence to their treatment program. This education explores pharmacological treatment strategies for post-menopausal women with a diagnosis of osteoporosis.

Clinical Enhancement Module and Allied Health Skills: Youth Mental Health

This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common youth mental health issues. These include depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, with an emphasis on indigenous and LGBTIQ youth. The role of the GP as part of a 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.

GP Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth Mental Health

This activity is for GPs only. If you are an allied health professional, please proceed to the "Allied Health Professional Skills Module: Youth Mental Health" activity. Please note that this module alone does not constitute a full MHST training program. This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common youth mental health issues. These include depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, with an emphasis on indigenous and LGBTIQ youth. The role of the GP as part of a 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.

Renal impairment and glucose management in type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious health issue with around one million diagnosed cases, of which half are also affected from renal impairment. 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.

Upon completion of this learning module, participants will be able to:

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