This module aims to increase knowledge on paediatric NMDs and their associated red flags for referral, and understand the role of the GP in the management of the patient.
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 learning activity is about how you can help your patients by facilitating their access to the free Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service, with an overview of eligibility, the referral process and follow-ups.
This Quality Improvement (QI) Program aims to improve the management of patients with chronic heart failure with a LVEF (left ventricular ejection fraction) lower than 40%.
Dr Jonathan Cohen, parent and medical director, Fragile X Alliance Clinic, provides information regarding the identification and management of fragile X syndrome in primary care.
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that can lead to intellectual disability. Mike Tozer and Dr Cynthia Roberts share their experiences of having children with this condition, and explore how health professionals can play a supporting role.
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.
Dr Andrew Khoo explains key points for the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what treatment options are available in general practice.
Professor Darrell Crawford explores the multi-faceted nature of PTSD symptoms, and outlines how GPs can identify and support patients with PTSD.
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.