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Evidence into Practice - a clinical update in general practice


Staying up to date across the breath of clinical and non-clinical domains of practice is a highly challenging undertaking. While an expanding evidence base and ongoing publication of clinical guidelines supports clinicians to deliver quality care, the vast breadth of information can be daunting.

This course provides evidence updates across four clinical domains and incorporates recent evidence into accessible and relevant patient case scenarios in primary care.

Course topics include

  • Acute care: bowel obstruction, scrotal pain, severe headache, sudden hearing loss
  • Chronic disease: CKD, asthma, hypertension, multimorbidity, diabetes
  • Women’s health: breast pain, post-natal depression, ectopic pregnancy, PCOS
  • Cancer care: bladder cancer, skin cancer, ovarian cancer, myeloma

Duration & format

  • 4 hours online
  • Self-paced 
  • Mixture of short videos + interactive scenarios + MCQs

After participating in this course you will be able to...

  • Identify best practice approaches to patients presenting with acute conditions.
  • Formulate effective treatment plans for patients requiring management of chronic conditions in accordance with the most recent evidence.
  • Implement strategies for screening, diagnosis and management of patients with or suspected of having cancer.
  • Incorporate new evidence into the treatment and management of health conditions affecting women.

Course Educators
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP

Simon is a GP based in Newcastle, NSW, and a senior medical educator with Medcast. He also has medical education roles with the RACGP and GPSA. Over the past th...

Dr Neal Tucker
Dr Neal Tucker

Neal is the eLearning lead for NB Medical Education and a veteran lecturer on the Hot Topics course. Having previously been a partner in an Oxford practice, he ...

Dr Alison Vickers
Dr Alison Vickers

Alison is a seasoned GP and practice owner with over 28 years experience. She has a passion for developing and delivering high-value and relevant medical educat...

Dr Genevieve Yates
Dr Genevieve Yates

Genevieve is a GP in Regional Victoria who likes to inject creativity into medicine and medicine into creativity. She also works as an educator/ facilitator for...

Dr Joanna Bruce
Dr Joanna Bruce

Dr Joanna Bruce is a GP with over 15 years of experience. She is a Medical Educator and has been a Medical Educator and Supervisor for more than 8 years. She ha...


Online Learning Modules

Available anytime

Duration: 4 hours

4 hours of CPD

Educational Activities: 1 hours

Reviewing Performance: 3 hours

Areas Of Interest: General Practice


Medical Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners

Price $300.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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