Educational activities

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

This on-demand webinar, presented by A/Prof Michael Woodward, Prof Grant Waterer and Dr Victoria Hayes will equip GPs to understand the prevalence, seasonal patterns, and demographic impacts of RSV in Australia. It also outlines preventative measures in older age groups, including safety and efficacy features of the new RSV vaccine for adults.

On-demand webinar: COPD and cardiovascular risk: The deadly duo

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a highly symptomatic condition with physical and emotional impacts that greatly reduce quality of life and increase mortality risk.1 Cardiovascular events are common in people with COPD, and are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the weeks following an acute COPD exacerbation.2,3

Clinical audit: Managing the deadly duo of COPD and cardiovascular risk

In this clinical audit, you will identify patients with COPD who have a history of moderate to severe exacerbations in the past 12 months and an increased risk of cardiovascular events. You will consider how your patient’s self-management behaviours, inhaled COPD medications and prescribed non-pharmacological treatments could be further optimised, in line with evidence-based guidelines, to improve symptom control and reduce the risk of further exacerbations.

Shining a light: The role of vitamin D in bone health

Vitamin D deficiency is a common condition with implications for bone health, and in Australia it is especially important to balance sun exposure risk with vitamin D intake. This video module provides practical guidance on identifying people at risk of this condition, and outlines the latest evidence behind various forms of vitamin D supplementation.

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.

Face up to acne: The importance of early, effective treatment

Acne affects over 80% of teenagers, but a significant number of people continue to experience acne or develop new-onset acne in later life. In light of the considerable psychological morbidity and personal and social difficulties acne can cause, learn how to provide early and effective treatment to minimise the impact of this common condition in this dermatologist-led video module.

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