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.

COVID-19 coronavirus in Australia

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness rapidly spreading in Australia and internationally, and primary care is at the forefront of patient screening, diagnosis and management. This continuously updating module provides crucial information on the primary care response to this disease, incorporating practical recommendations from the Department of Health, World Health Organisation, RACGP and other leading bodies.

Responsible prescribing of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain as part of a multimodal approach

Non-drug and non-opioid therapies should be implemented as the first-line approach to care in patients with chronic non-cancer pain. Only when these approaches have been ineffective, opioid therapies may be considered in a select group of patients as outlined in current Australian guidelines. This module aims to educate GPs about the broad issues about opioid use in society, as well as how to confidently and responsibly manage chronic non-cancer pain using an individualised sociopsychobiomedical approach.

Biosimilar medicines: A general practice update

Biosimilar medicines are becoming increasingly available in Australia, but misconceptions surrounding them exist among both patients and prescribers. This activity seeks to support primary care practitioners’ safe and effective use of these medications, and develop patient and prescriber confidence through education and evidence-based decision making.

Topical corticosteroids in atopic dermatitis: The naked truth

Atopic dermatitis (also known as atopic eczema) is a common skin condition that often begins in infancy or early childhood, but can also arise in young adults or later in life. This module seeks to assist health professionals effectively manage this condition in the primary care setting, dispelling common misconceptions regarding topical corticosteroids and undertaking patient education to optimise treatment outcomes.

Diabetes treatment trials and tribulations: Overcoming therapeutic inertia - On-demand webinar

How can we encourage our patients to reach and maintain optimal glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes (T2D)? Often we need to rationalise what’s not working to be able to choose solutions that will work. Join international expert Prof Kamlesh Khunti and two local experts, A/Prof Marg McGIll and Dr Gary Deed in an engaging, interactive, on-demand webinar experience – customised for you.

Shining a light on sun-damaged skin: Recognising and managing non-melanoma skin cancer and other effects of sun-damaged skin

Sun damage caused by ultraviolet radiation is linked to a number of common conditions such as solar keratosis, skin cancer, and photoaging. This module looks at the prevention, diagnosis, and management of common non-melanoma skin conditions in general practice, and will help GPs identify when a specialist referral is necessary.

Busting the myths and redefining myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

ME/CFS is a complex, chronic, debilitating disease with systemic effects, which is estimated to affect up to 250,000 Australians. This module aims to educate GPs and others working in the primary care space about our evolving understanding of ME/CFS as an illness, and looks at some of the myths surrounding diagnosis and treatment.

Clearing the air: Busting myths about nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation

This module aims to help all HCPs to systematically identify smokers, assess their readiness to quit and nicotine dependence, and offer them advice on smoking cessation support. In addition, this module looks at the efficacy and safety of nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT), and provides a suite of resources for supporting patients through their quit journey.

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