News and Education for health professionals

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 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...

This clinical audit aims to support a quality consultation that optimises control of asthma in a patient currently managed on a preventer medication.

Professor Manny Noakes examines Australians' intake of discretionary food, and just how much is too much.

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease and approximately 1/3 of all people with diabetes will have Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD).

Exploiting Cytokine Biology and Strategies for Using Non-TNF Agents in Clinical Practice Training

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting 1% of the population, which if left untreated can lead to joint destruction and a host of systemic complications. This module explores novel treatment approaches for RA through newly developed medications including IL-6 inhibitors, and their effectiveness in clinical practice.

RA Pathogenesis, Patient Goals and Traditional Treatment Course for Moderate-To-Severe Disease

As the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is centred around improving quality of life, it is crucial for to take into consideration patients' goals regarding desired treatment outcomes. This module explores the risk factors for developing RA, patient expectations for treatment and the efficacy of newly developed pharmacological agents.

Management of chronic non-cancer pain in older patients

Chronic non-cancer pain can have significant effects on a patient's physical and psychological wellbeing, and requires multimodal and multidisciplinary management approaches tailored to the individual patient. This module explores the process of creating individualised management plans using non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches where appropriate.

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.

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