In this webinar, Associate Professor Michael Woodward, Professor Grant Waterer and GP Dr Victoria Hayes explain the risk of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in people aged 60 and above
In this clinical audit you will conduct a review of patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) who are currently receiving PERT (pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy), in order to assess their...
In this clinical audit you will review the management of patients with type 2 diabetes and overweight or obesity.
Review your management of patients with HFrEF (heart failure with reduced ejection fraction) in this clinical audit, and update their treatment to be in line with latest recommendations including the "four...
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...
This learning module explores the nature of opioid dependence and the diagnostic criteria for opioid use disorder, then outlines the use of pharmacotherapies in medication assisted treatment of opioid...

Haemochromatosis: Preventing harm caused by iron overload with timely diagnosis and best practice management

Haemochromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in Caucasian people of northern European descent, with signs and symptoms that are highly variable. Living with haemochromatosis is an individual journey that requires consistent, medically supported self-management strategies guided by a positive attitude and awareness of their condition to achieve optimal disease management. This activity aims to educate GPs about the genetic cause of hereditary haemochromatosis and management techniques such as therapeutic venesection.

Proactively identifying and managing iron deficiency in primary care

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in Australia and is significantly underdiagnosed, but increased testing and targeted management can improve outcomes. A/Prof Ralph Audehm discusses the proactive identification of patients who may be iron deficient, and outlines useful management methods involving education, diet and iron supplementation.

Demystifying dementia: A practical course in the diagnosis and management of dementia

This 2-hour module provides a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of dementia. The module explores the three stages of dementia, and the goals of care for each stage, through interactive case studies and video content. Participants will learn how to diagnose dementia in the general practice setting and how to develop and implement effective management plans.

Asthma in Australia: 1. Asthma basics

This module provides an overview of the current prevalence and impact of asthma in Australia, and will help you identify common challenges to providing optimal asthma care in primary practice. Participants will gain an understanding of the heterogeneity of asthma and the importance of tailoring treatment to the individual patient.

Asthma in Australia: 3. Adjusting treatment and encouraging adherence

This module explores the key barriers to adherence for your asthma patients, and presents strategies to manage these challenges based on current Australian guidelines. Participants will be able to access practical resources designed to help create a written asthma action plan for your patients, as well as tips on how to make the most of your consultation time with a patient.

Asthma in Australia: 4. Preventative care to stop asthma flares

This module focuses on preventative care for your patients with asthma. The module provides and overview of potentially modifiable risk factors for flare-ups such as high SABA use, comorbidities, and exposures, and explores management strategies and brief interventions that participants can implement with their patients. Practical tips are included for GPs working in rural and remote areas, as well as for those working with culturally diverse populations.

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