Quality use of medical tests is a core skill for healthcare professionals as not all tests add value. Develop your skills with this growing range of short practical modules.
Otitis media: clarifying the role of antibiotics
Weigh up the need for antibiotics with two different cases of acute otitis media in this free case study.
Type 2 diabetes: intensifying treatment
Two different patients with type 2 diabetes. How would you manage their diabetes care? A free case study from NPS MedicineWise.
Preventing fractures: where to start with osteoporosis
Explore common secondary causes of osteoporosis and how to prevent fractures with this case study.
Blood pressure: measure, manage & monitor
This interactive case study has been designed to help you improve accuracy in identifying elevated blood pressure in patients as well as better interpret the results of both in-clinic and out-of-clinic assessments.
Asthma, immunisation and smoking cessation - Benji and Bridgit
Benji is a 3-year-old boy presenting in the Emergency Department of the local hospital with shortness of breath. He is brought in by his mother Bridgit. This case study covers asthma management, immunisation, and smoking cessation.
The safety of commonly used vitamins and minerals
Dietary supplements are the most common type of complementary medicine in Australia, reportedly used by 47% of the population. Vitamins and minerals are particularly popular.
Like all medicines, supplements can cause potential harms such as adverse reactions, drug interactions, monetary cost, delay of more effective therapy, false hope, and increased medication burden.
Relapse prevention and physical health in a person with schizophrenia - Belinda
Belinda is a 22-year old woman with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Her first episode of psychosis occurred when she was 19 years old. She is a regular patient in your clinic, however you haven't seen her previously.