AUSTRALIA'S #1 ONLINE CPD EDUCATION PLATFORM

1 Hour Education Modules

Our 1 hour Education Modules cover a range of therapeutic areas and are quick and easy to complete anytime, anywhere. You will receive a certificate for completing any of these education activities. CatCPD points are also available.

What's polio got to do with general practice in Australia in 2021?

Late effects of polio include post-polio syndrome and symptoms such as residual weakness, musculoskeletal imbalance, growth retardation or skeletal deformities in affected limbs, respiratory insufficiency and cold intolerance due to circulatory disturbances. Many patients living with the late effects of polio are unaware that their current presenting symptoms could be related to their initial polio infection. This module aims to educate GPs on the late effects of polio and how to identify and support affected patients.

T2D injectables: 2. Intensifying to first injectable therapy in patients with ASCVD risk

In this education module, the participant will work through a case study of a type 2 diabetes patient with ASCVD risk factors. The case study uses the decision cycle from the ADA/EASD consensus guidelines for T2D, and features expert video commentary. The module also discusses patient-related concerns leading to clinical inertia, including useful management decisions when faced with this issue.

T2D injectables: 3. Intensifying to first injectable therapy in patients with established ASCVD

This education module takes a case-study based look at the management of a type 2 diabetes patient with established ASCVD. Featuring expert video commentary, participants will use the decision cycle from the ADA/EASD consensus guidelines for T2D to work through a hypothetical case study. This module also discusses GP-related causes of clinical inertia, as well as additional patient factors such as obesity, low health literacy and diabetes distress.

Haemochromatosis: 2. Is it really haemochromatosis? Diagnosis and misdiagnosis

This module provides an overview of hereditary haemochromatosis and the symptoms of iron overload. Participants will gain an understanding of how to interpret iron study results, and how to determine when genetic testing is warranted. The module also covers how to access the therapeutic venesection service offered by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

Haemochromatosis: 3. Therapeutic venesection for haemochromatosis

In this module, participants will learn about appropriate induction and maintenance venesection schedules for patients with hereditary haemochromatosis, as well as circumstances that warrant referral to a specialist. Participants will also learn how to access the Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) High Ferritin app, and how to use it to screen patients for their eligibility to access therapeutic venesection. The module also looks at how to access local alternatives to the ARCBS therapeutic venesection service.

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