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Respiratory and TB physician Dr Anthony Byrne outlines why latent tuberculosis infection is important to manage in primary care, and discusses the testing methods available to identify this infection before it...
This module provides practical guidance in the management of epilepsy in patients with specific needs, such as children, adolescents and women planning pregnancy, as well as patients with stable epilepsy, and...

This module provides an overview of PrEP, and includes a patient case study to help GPs familiarise themselves with taking a sexual health history prescribing PrEP, and providing patient education.

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...

Are you confident in assessing patients who present with cognitive impairment? Review your knowledge of dementia in this ALM.

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...

GP Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth mental health

This activity is for GPs only. If you are an allied health professional, please proceed to the "Allied Health Professional Skills Module: Youth Mental Health" activity. Please note that this module alone does not constitute a full MHST training program. 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.

Helping our patients get healthy

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.

Appropriate referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for Lynch syndrome risk assessment

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.

Breastfeeding and medication

Breastfeeding offers a variety of health benefits to infants, but there are often concerns about drug transfer from the mother to the infant through breast milk. This education discusses the safety of various classes of drugs for breastfeeding mothers, and outlines which medications require closer monitoring or are contraindicated.

Common eye conditions

This education discusses the common causes of vision loss, the presenting features, diagnostic assessments and management. Indications for referral and the contents of referral letters to the optometrist/ophthalmologist are detailed.

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