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This module outlines the optimal treatment of COPD patients in line with the latest clinical guidelines.

Dependence on prescription opioids is a growing issue, and management can be challenging due to its chronic relapsing nature. This activity outlines methods for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of...

This module seeks to educate GPs and others working in the primary care space about how genomic testing can improve patient outcomes, the appropriate referral pathways, issues surrounding notifying family...

Clinical Geneticist Dr Lisa Ewans and Consultant Genetic Counsellor Mary-Anne Young outline how genomic testing can be used to improve patient outcomes in primary care, and address some common questions...

This activity seeks to educate health professionals on issues surrounding alcohol and other drug use and sexual health in youth, as well as their mental health implications.

This Quality Improvement (QI) Program aims to improve the management and quality of life in patients taking long-acting opioids and experiencing constipation.

TAILOR QI Program - Target Antidepressant Initiation choice to unLock positive patient Outcomes and Response

This QI (Quality Improvement) Program aims to tailor the choice of anti-depressant medication for the initial management of a patient with depression based on maintaining therapy long term to achieve more positive patient outcomes and response with a clear focus on involving the patient in all management decisions.

GP ALM and Allied Health Skills: Youth AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) and sexual health

This activity seeks to educate health professionals on issues surrounding alcohol and other drug use and sexual health in youth, as well as their mental health implications. Utilising a number of case studies, ways of offering the best possible evidence-based care for young people in an effective and inclusive manner are explored.

Mental Health Skills Training: Core Module

This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, bipolar and schizophrenia. The role of the primary care team is discussed together with the principles for best practice management of these conditions. A range of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management modalities are explored through case studies.

STI management in general practice: Key features

The past decade has seen rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and HIV increase in Australia. This education module looks at how to discuss sexual practice, STI and HIV risk with an aim to increasing STI and HIV testing in practices. A wide range of case studies also examine ways of approaching STI and HIV testing and treatment and promoting safe sexual practice using the NSW STIPU STI Testing Tool.

STI management in general practice: Contact tracing

The educational activity discusses the role of general practitioners in contact tracing for STIs. The opportunities to initiate a discussion with patients are identified, advice provided in relation to the STIs for which contact tracing is recommended and methods to do this described. Options to assist patients with tracing sexual contacts are also described.

Advance care planning in primary care

Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating an advance care plan, the selection of a substitute decision-maker, and the legal frameworks surrounding advance care plans.

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