Educational activities

Metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD)

GPs must be able to assess the severity of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease in primary care and guide their patients' future management to determine the need for referral to secondary care or management in primary care. This course will help GPs to understand the additional steps that are required to ensure that the underlying cause is determined and addressed.

Management of patients with advanced liver disease: The role of the general practitioner

Early identification of progressive liver fibrosis and early treatment of liver diseases are essential to prevent premature mortality. This course will show GPs how to identify cirrhosis, how to prevent and manage the complications of cirrhosis, and the important role they play in the integrated care of the patient with cirrhosis.

Food cravings in people who are overweight or living with obesity

Food cravings are an intense desire to eat highly palatable and energy-dense foods and are among the main influencers of eating behaviour. In this module you will learn best practice steps to manage patients, then undertake a practical exercise to identify a patient who is overweight or living with obesity from your practice in order to reflect on latest evidence.

The rising health threat of liver disease: What GPs can do to prevent premature mortality

Liver disease now affects up to 3 of every 10 Australian adults. Primary liver cancer is the most rapidly rising cause of cancer death. Health promotion, prevention, proactive case-finding, early identification of progressive liver fibrosis and early treatment of liver diseases are essential to prevent premature mortality. Learn how to identify, manage and support your patients with liver disease.

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.

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