Managing Multimorbidity – Primary Care Webinar Series 2023 aims to address gaps in knowledge and skills of primary healthcare workers in managing multimorbidity, particularly in considering patients co-existing physical and mental health and social circumstances; coordinating across members of the multidisciplinary team; managing polypharmacy; and conducting consultations to address multiple conditions.
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
Recall strategies to holistically manage patients with multimorbidity by considering their physical conditions along with their mental and social circumstances
Recognise the benefits of improved communication and coordination with the multidisciplinary team in managing patients with multimorbidity
List factors to consider for appropriate prescribing and deprescribing drugs for patients with multimorbidity
Plan an improved strategy on structuring a consultation with patients with multimorbidity
The activity has been approved by the Royal Australian College of General Practice for the following hours and types:
Reviewing performance (RP): 1 hour For completing the pre- and post-activities
Educational activities (EA): 1 hour For attending the 1- hour webinar
This program is supported through an independent grant from Amgen with other supporters still to be confirmed. Supporters are not involved in the development of content, selection or discussions with the faculty.
EA: 1 hour | RP: 1 hour
Managing Respiratory Disease in the Context of Multimorbidity (Recorded webinar)
A thorough comprehension of diagnostic tools, in addition to up-to-date clinical practice guidelines and the global pandemic situation is critical in managing respiratory disease in patients with multimorbidity. This 1-hour case-based on-demand webinar covers strategies and diagnostic tools to help healthcare practitioners better manage patients with respiratory disease and comorbidity in order to achieve the best patient outcomes.
Cardiovascular Disease in Multimorbidity – What’s Critical? (Recorded webinar)
Recognising and treating familial hypercholesterolaemia in a patient with comorbidities is critical. This 1-hour case-based on-demand webinar covers newer medications and their importance in treating and managing these patients for improved outcomes.
Managing Multimorbidity 2023 – Polypharmacy and deprescribing – how to proceed? (Recorded webinar)
This 1-hour case-based, on-demand webinar discusses practical strategies for managing polypharmacy in an elderly patient with complex comorbidities and how best to move forward with deprescibing some of the medications for improved patient outcomes.