Fibre is an essential nutrient for health, but most Australians are not meeting their daily recommended fibre intake, with only 28% of adults consuming an adequate amount of fibre each day. General practitioner Dr Sam Hay discusses ways to help support your patients.
This GP-led, on-demand advanced course, supported by diabetes specialists, will provide practical guidance on the role and implementation of insulin in the contemporary management of diabetes in the primary care space.
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.
Learn about the diagnosis and management of a patient presenting with COPD in this case study quiz, and select the best-practice management options suited to the patient.
Management of COPD in primary care is founded upon making an accurate differential diagnosis, initiating treatment in a timely manner and stepping up therapy as appropriate. This activity explores the practical application of latest Australian and international clinical guidelines to effectively manage COPD and maintain patient quality of life.
General practitioner Dr Sanjay Bhargava discusses practical tips for managing COPD in general practice, with guidance on differentiating COPD from asthma, usage of spirometry and patient education and inhaler technique.
Work out the optimal use of NOACs for the prevention of stroke and recurrent venous thromboembolism in this extended case study quiz.
Abdominal pain is a common presenting complaint in Australian general practice. See if you can identify the best management options in this case study quiz.