Specialist sleep physician Dr David Cunnington discusses the ways sleep disorders can be effectively assessed and managed in the primary care setting. The investigation of possible comorbid illnesses is outlined, as well the appropriate use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies.
This module aims to help GPs assess older patients for appropriate insomnia treatments, and uses an in-depth case study to guide health practitioners through the stepped care model for insomnia treatment.
Learn about the diagnosis and management of a patient presenting with vertigo in this case study quiz, and select the best-practice management options suited to the patient.
This education discusses the detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in general practice. Staging of CKD is discussed and action plans for each stage are outlined.
This module uses several case studies as a platform to discuss topics such as identifying patients at risk of CKD, diabetic kidney disease and heavy proteinuria.
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease and approximately 1/3 of all people with diabetes will have Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD).
Late effects of polio include post-polio syndrome and symptoms such as residual weakness, musculoskeletal imbalance, growth retardation or skeletal deformities in affected limbs, respiratory insufficiency and cold intolerance due to circulatory disturbances. Many patients living with the late effects of polio are unaware that their current presenting symptoms could be related to their initial polio infection. This module aims to educate GPs on the late effects of polio and how to identify and support affected patients.
Paediatric neuromuscular disorders can greatly impact quality of life, and delays in diagnosis can result in poor prognosis compared to early intervention. This module aims to increase knowledge on paediatric NMDs and their associated red flags for referral, and understand the role of the GP in the management of the patient.