Case studies

Our interactive case studies present clinical scenarios with questions to help you reflect on your medical decision-making skills and improve patient care. Our online case studies provide:

  • an engaging and flexible learning experience
  • choice of access on computer or tablet, with seamless switching between devices
  • immediate feedback from experts and peer comparisons to challenge your thinking
  • best practice points to apply to your care of patients.

These online learning activities are for GPs, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals.

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Who can do a case study?

  • GPs
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Students

Cost

All of our case studies are free.

­CPD points

  • Accredited by RACGP for 2 (category 2) points for GPs
  • Accredited by ACRRM for 1 core point for GPs
  • Accredited for 2 Group 2 CPD credits for pharmacists
  • Endorsed for 1 CPD hour for nurses

­PIP QPI

Recognised for the Practice Incentives Program Quality Prescribing Incentive.

Asthma: optimising asthma control in children

This free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for pharmacists, GPs, and nurses is a case study on optimising asthma control in children... more

Blood pressure: measure, manage & monitor

This case study features a 55-year-old man who is worried about his risk of heart attack. Earn free CPD points by completing this online activity abo... more

Fatigue: a diagnostic approach

This free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for pharmacists, GPs, and nurses is a case study on diagnosing causes of fatigue.... more

Oral anticoagulants - exploring treatment options for stroke prevention

This free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for pharmacists, GPs, and nurses is a case study on use of anticoagulants for stroke prev... more

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in uncomplicated gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)

This case study features an active 68-year-old retiree who was recently discharged from hospital on a new medicine, omeprazole. How long will you plan... more

Type 2 diabetes - tailoring ongoing treatment

This free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for pharmacists, GPs, and nurses is a case study on treatment of type 2 diabetes.... more

Urinary tract infections: exploring antibiotic treatment

This free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for pharmacists, GPs and nurses is a case study on antibiotics for urinary tract infectio... more

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