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.
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.
Paediatric asthma: breathing new life into diagnosis and management [Closing soon]
Could you be missing important differences between diagnosing and managing asthma in preschool and school-age children, and how treatment of children's asthma differs from that of adults?
Dementia and changed behaviour: a person-centred approach
This visit will focus on improving the management of changed behaviours in people with dementia living in residential aged facilities and the wider community.
Heart failure: an active role for GPs and patients
Early diagnosis of heart failure and effective management in primary care prolongs lives, keeps people out of hospital, and improves quality of life.
IBD: diagnosis and management in primary care and beyond
A roundtable discussion about optimising management options for this challenging condition.
Demystifying echocardiography in heart failure: GP and cardiologist Q&A
Join our panel of GPs as they discuss case scenarios and accompanying echocardiogram images with an expert heart failure cardiologist.
Thursday 27 May 2021
7:00 – 8:00 pm AEST
DEMENTIA: a multi-disciplinary approach to caring for people with changed behaviours
Practical support on how to overcome barriers when providing care to people living with dementia.