Education

Gain a succinct overview of specific topics relating to every day practice with our wide range of education modules and advanced courses; quick and easy to complete anytime, anywhere. You will receive a certificate for completing any of these education activities. CPD points are also available. Our advanced courses provide the opportunity to develop indepth knowledge, skills, behaviour and attitudes in a range of therapeutic areas.

Dementia risk reduction: Applying the evidence to optimise your patients' brain health - On-demand webinar

In this on-demand webinar, Dr Hilton Koppe, Dr Marita Long and Prof Kaarin Anstey explore the latest evidence to assess dementia risk, and apply the latest clinical guidelines to help prevent or delay the onset of dementia in your patients. Through a case-based approach, the speakers discuss how the MBS-supported 45-49 year health assessment can be utilised as a timely and effective opportunity for conducting a brain health check.

Long-acting injectable buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence

Module 1 of 2: This learning module explores the nature of opioid dependence and the diagnostic criteria for opioid use disorder, then outlines the use of pharmacotherapies in medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence (MATOD) and the benefits of opioid agonist treatment including long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAIB) products.

Practical use of long-acting injectable buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence

Module 2 of 2: This two-part activity provides education on the various long-acting buprenorphine (LAIB) formulations available in Australia, followed by a practical exercise where the learner goes through the steps of assessing whether a patient is suitable for LAIB treatment, and discusses with them how treatment may help them achieve their goals.

Clinical audit: Heart health checks and lipid lowering therapies for primary prevention of CVD

In this clinical audit, you will conduct Heart Health Checks for your patients, providing comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessments and developing ongoing management plans involving pharmacological and lifestyle strategies to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Dementia in primary care: Recognising and managing behavioural and psychological symptoms and physical comorbidities

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) can lead to quality of life impacts in not only the individual with dementia, but also others around them. This module explores the assessment of BPSD using the ABC (antecedent, behaviour, consequence) model, and discusses the management of BPSD using pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods as well as the management of comorbid conditions associated with dementia.

Ensuring a patient-centred approach to care for people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

Module 2 of a 2-part series: Providing care for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) requires a patient-centred approach with a focus on quality of life and incorporating the multidisciplinary team. This second module on ME/CFS provides detail on making a differential diagnosis, the non-core symptoms of ME/CFS, management in specific populations, and the development of a patient-centred treatment plan.

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