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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.

Dependence on prescription opioids is a growing issue, and management can be challenging due to its chronic relapsing nature. This activity outlines methods for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of...

This module outlines the optimal treatment of COPD patients in line with the latest clinical guidelines.

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 module provides an update for identifying and treating PTSD and its associated physical and mental comorbidities.

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.

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.

Appropriate BRCA1 and BRCA2 referrals to Family Cancer Clinics

Hereditary mutations of the tumour suppressor genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 can lead to an elevated risk of breast cancer. 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.

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