This module seeks to educate GPs and others working in the primary care space about how genomic testing can improve patient outcomes, the appropriate referral pathways, issues surrounding notifying family...
A/Prof Eddy Strivens explores new developments regarding the diagnosis and management of dementia in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, with a focus on diagnostic tools and risk factors.
This activity discusses the assessment and investigation of the patient who presents with cognitive impairment.
This education defines dementia and discusses the presenting symptoms and signs of the disease. The range of screening tools available in general practice is discussed and their merits and role considered. Biomarkers for dementia are considered, as are current neuroimaging techniques.
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.