Webinars

Live webinar - RSV in older adults: understanding risk and preventative measures

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 7:00pm - 8:30pm AEDT In this webinar A/Prof Michael Woodward, Prof Grant Waterer and Dr Victoria Hayes, explore prevalence, seasonal patterns, and demographic impacts of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in Australia. It will also outline preventative measures in older age groups, including safety and efficacy features of the new RSV vaccine for adults.

On-demand webinar - Applying a multi-disciplinary approach to post diagnostic dementia care

Dementia care, post-diagnosis, spans a myriad of domains including medical, psychological, social, and functional. Embracing a multi-disciplinary approach is paramount for delivering holistic care. This on-demand webinar delves into collaborative multi-disciplinary strategies that can ensure a comprehensive assessment and tailored management plan, to meet the distinct goals and needs of people with dementia and their caregivers.

On-demand webinar - The opioid dependence treatment landscape is changing: What every GP needs to know

In this on-demand webinar we explore the new era in opioid dependence treatment and unpack the implications of these transformative changes, highlighting how they democratise access to treatments, including long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAIB). While LAIBs play a critical role, they are part of a broader treatment landscape.

On-demand MEDTalks: Navigating the changing landscape of pneumococcal disease in Australia

Across four short, sharp and topical MEDTalks, a vibrant, passionate panel of GPs and a vaccine expert will outline key issues in primary care, relevant pneumococcal serotypes in Australia and considerations when choosing from vaccines that are now available. Finally, a lively panel Q&A will leave you with practical tips for the optimal prevention of this disease in your at-risk patients.

On-demand webinar: Exploring diagnosis and management of heart failure in preserved ejection fraction

Hosted by Dr Shane Nanayakkara (interventional, structural and heart failure cardiologist) and A/Prof Ralph Audehm (General Practitioner), this on-demand webinar describes the diagnostic process in HFpEF and explores differences between the management of HFpEF and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

On-demand webinar - Herpes zoster in older people: Opportunities for prevention

In this on-demand webinar, Dr Anita Sharma discusses the risk of shingles (herpes zoster) and its complications in individuals aged 50 years and over, with a focus on how that risk is influenced by advancing age and common chronic conditions. Current Australian recommendations for shingles vaccination will be discussed, alongside a review of the shingles vaccines available in Australia.1 GPs will be invited to consider how they might improve shingles vaccine uptake among patients 50 years and older in their practice.

On-demand webinar: Take to heart - The absolute risk reduction approach to preventing ASCVD

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is largely preventable with a number of modifiable clinical factors accounting for the majority of risk. The absolute risk approach is potentially more than twice as effective at reducing death from coronary heart disease as the individual risk factor approach. In this on-demand module, A/Prof Ralph Audehm outlines how you can implement the absolute risk approach in your practice, including use of Heart Health Checks.

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