PPIs: reviewing treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
How would you advise a patient with well-controlled gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) who would like to continue their proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy?
Optimising rheumatoid arthritis treatment
How can you optimise a patient’s methotrexate therapy for the management of rheumatoid arthritis?
Chronic abdominal pain: could it be irritable bowel syndrome?
Listen to our interdisciplinary panel discuss some of the challenges that can arise in general practice when a patient presents with chronic non-specific abdominal pain.
Anxiety disorders: use of evidence-based treatments
Listen to our interdisciplinary panel discuss assessment and management of anxiety disorders and how to help patients get the most out of psychological treatment.
Statins: optimising therapy
How do we optimise a patient’s statin therapy for the management of dyslipidaemia with minimal side effects?
Penicillin allergy: a practical approach to assessment and prescribing
Penicillin allergies are not always lifelong. Approximately 50% are lost over five years. A reaction to penicillin during a childhood infection is unlikely to be a true allergy.
Peptic ulcer disease and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including low-dose aspirin are some of the most commonly used medicines. They are associated with gastrointestinal mucosal injury.
Real-time prescription monitoring (SafeScript)
A series of three modules to train prescribers and pharmacists on the use of the SafeScript system.
Access is restricted to health practitioners in Victoria.