Anticholinergic burden: Reducing the impact on older people
Anastasia is a new resident at your residential aged care facility. You identify risk factors that make her more susceptible to anticholinergic burden. How would you help facility staff manage her case?
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.
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.
Urinary tract infections: exploring antibiotic treatment
This case study explores the diagnostic approach to managing urinary tract infections in residential aged care facility residents to reduce antibiotic resistance.
Preventing fractures: where to start with osteoporosis
Explore common secondary causes of osteoporosis and how to prevent fractures with this case study.