Heart failure: Supporting patients in the community
How can you support two different patients with heart failure who present to your pharmacy to achieve the best possible health outcomes?
Chronic pain: Supporting patients to taper opioids
A 42-year-old woman requests a repeat prescription for opioids at a first consultation with a GP she has not seen before. She has chronic non-cancer pain and has been taking opioids for 4 years. Where do you go from here?
This case study has been developed with funding from the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australian Government Department of Health.
Practical strategies to engage with young people experiencing anxiety or depression
Join our expert panel as they discuss effective ways for primary care practitioners to communicate with and support a young person presenting with psychological distress, depression or anxiety.
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Reducing the burden of medicines with anticholinergic effects on older people
Join our multidisciplinary panellists as they discuss how improved collaboration and communication between prescribers, pharmacists and nursing staff can reduce the risk of medicine-related adverse events such as dizziness, falls, dry mouth and constipation.
Asthma: unlocking inhaler technique
The majority of patients do not use their asthma inhaler device correctly – engage them with conversations and demonstrations of correct technique.
Heart failure: how a team approach can optimise patient care
Evidence shows that a multidisciplinary approach to supporting patients with heart failure improves outcomes. Join our panel comprising a GP, heart failure nurse practitioner, accredited pharmacist and a person living with heart failure as they discuss case studies that demonstrate the benefits of working together as a team.
Mental health and young people: opportunities to empower and engage
This program is designed to help GPs assess people aged 16–24 years who present with psychological distress, and discuss medicines and non-medicine management options for depression and anxiety disorders.
Anticholinergic burden: the unintended consequences for older people
Improving the safe use of medicines with anticholinergic effects for older people can have a positive impact on quality of life and reduce the risk of side effects.