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. Utilising a number of case studies, ways of offering the best possible evidence-based care for young people in an effective and inclusive manner are explored.
Dr Joe Kosterich examines the increasing incidence of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA), what to look out for and the role of the specialist and GP in reducing the morbidity associated with CMPA.
Dr James Best stresses the importance of early intervention, support and guidance in autism, and reflects on his life-changing journey to Africa with his son Sam, diagnosed with autism at the age of 3.
Immunisation is one of the most effective public health initiatives, yet there are many misconceptions and uncertainties regarding it in the community. This activity provides an update on current immunisation practices and ways to discuss the topic with patients.
Autism is a neurological condition that can impact a person from childhood, although early detection and intervention can greatly improve quality of life. This education looks at how autism in children can be detected in a general practice setting, common concerns parents may have, and the management options that are available.