[3 min watch] Benefits of PRP and how to integrate it into your practice

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What are the benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy for you and your patients, and how can you get started integrating PRP into your practice? In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King speaks about the benefits of adding PRP treatments into your primary care practice, and how you can start out with this low-cost and simple treatment. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Benefits of PRP and how to integrate it into your practice”

[1 min watch] Top suturing techniques to master in primary care

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What are the most important suturing techniques to master as a GP, primary care or skin cancer doctor? In this brief video, Dr Peter Grossberg covers the most important procedures including the simple interrupted suture and the mattress suture. Continue reading “[1 min watch] Top suturing techniques to master in primary care”

[2 min read] How does sunscreen prevent photoageing?

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Sun damage is a common skin concern seen in primary care – from sunburns to pigmentation, sun spots, wrinkles and skin cancers. Research Review‘s latest educational series focuses on sunscreen and photoageing, with expert commentary by dermatologists. It explores the mechanisms of skin photoageing and the role of sunscreen as an adjunctive sun protection measure in the prevention of photoaeging. Continue reading “[2 min read] How does sunscreen prevent photoageing?”

Webinar + Q&A: Answering your questions on course delivery and exams!

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Are you looking at CPD education opportunities but not sure what’s required? In this webinar, our team provides a quick online session with Q&A with your colleagues to learn more about our university-assured certificate courses for GPs, focusing on face-to-face and online course delivery options and examination requirements. Continue reading “Webinar + Q&A: Answering your questions on course delivery and exams!”

[21 min watch] How to deliver an aesthetic skin consultation

Patient consultations are an important first step in any medical or cosmetic skin procedure. The consultation sets the tone for the patient’s whole experience and the level of trust they develop with you, and even influences whether they chose to put their needs into your hands. Additionally, the consultation provides you with patient history and other essential information that determines how you move forward with managing that patient’s concerns. So, how can deliver a great skin consultation? Continue reading “[21 min watch] How to deliver an aesthetic skin consultation”

[5 min read] Supporting your patients in weight management

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The peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia saw many people isolated to their homes, restricting their activity and over-indulging in comfort foods. Diets suffered from gym closures and the continued availability of fast food, and the pandemic triggered many people to stress-eat while simultaneously limiting their access to healthy food. Continue reading “[5 min read] Supporting your patients in weight management”

[WEBINAR] Managing hand dermatitis in general practice

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In this webinar, specialist Dermatologist Dr Ryan De Cruz presents on the growing and serious presentation of hand dermatitis.

Dr De Cruz tailors the learning of this condition to general practitioners and healthcare professionals who are seeing increased instances given the current environment with COVID-19.  Continue reading “[WEBINAR] Managing hand dermatitis in general practice”

[GUEST ARTICLE] Insurance Premium Structure: Getting it right from the start

Based on the questions received during a recent webinar, Financial Adviser Stephen Price (Integer Financial Group) shares some advice.

We all understand the necessity and importance of insurance, but most don’t know where to start looking when it comes to finding cover that is a right fit. Researching insurers can be tedious, confusing and potentially incredibly costly if you get it wrong. As frustrating as it may be spending money on something you hope to never use, if an event occurred where you had to make a claim then you would be relieved knowing that you have the protection required to see you through. It’s critical that we get this right. Continue reading “[GUEST ARTICLE] Insurance Premium Structure: Getting it right from the start”

[5 min read] COVID-19 Update for GPs: Prof Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer

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Important coronavirus (COVID-19) update for GPs from Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

This past week, as part of World Family Doctor Day we recognised the essential contributions our nation’s general practitioners make to the health and wellbeing of the people of Australia. This year’s theme recognised that GPs are ‘first in, last out’ during health emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “[5 min read] COVID-19 Update for GPs: Prof Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer”

Webinar + Q&A: All your course questions answered!

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Are you looking at CPD education opportunities but not really sure how to proceed? In this webinar, our team provides a brief presentation and Q&A with your colleagues, answering all your common questions about our university-assured certificate courses for GPs! The webinar explores face-to-face and online study options, exams, accreditation, RPL, and so much more! Continue reading “Webinar + Q&A: All your course questions answered!”