Complimentary Urgent Care Medicine online training for Doctors

Only available to subscribing GP Practices

Choose from 6 modules to qualify for 4 Category 2 QI and CPD points in Urgent Care Medicine

Doctors from practices that subscribe to 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service, can access six online training modules in Urgent Care Medicine, to qualify for 4 Category 2 QI and CPD points per module. After viewing each module, Doctors can complete an online assessment and also provide feedback on the module. 

These modules are only available to General Practices that subscribe to 13SICK National Home Doctor as their afterhours provider. 

The modules are password-protected. Subscribing practices can call 13 7425 to request the password.

 Common Respiratory Conditions

 Palliative Care

                                                        
 

 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this activity participants will be able to:

Describe the key features on history and examination for otitis media, bacterial tonsillitis, croup, asthma and bronchiolitis

Explain the Centor score for evaluating bacterial tonsillitis

Develop a checklist to identify the red flags in brochiolitis

Discuss the Therapeutic Guidelines for treatment of otitis media


Discuss the Therapeutic Guidelines for treatment of bacterial tonsillitis

Learning outcomes

By the end of this activity participants will be able to:

Discuss a patient’s palliative care needs and treatment options in the terminal phase

Monitor and review patient response to treatment in the terminal phase of palliative care

Develop, implement and communicate a terminal phase management plan with the patient’s caregiver and other health professionals to enhance patient safety

Review the practical aspects of caring for someone in the terminal phase including options for medication access and delivery

Explain legal responsibilities at the time of death

   

   


   
 
   

 Common Eye Emergencies

 Basic Chronic Diseases

   
 
   

 Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity participants will be able to:
List the required equipment for eye examination

Develop strategies to ensure appropriate history is taken and examination techniques utilised to make a correct diagnosis


Demonstrate correct use of mydriatic drops and fluorescein drops


Demonstrate correct management for eye emergencies


Explain the “Golden Eye Rules” from the Melbourne Eye Hospital

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity participants will be able to:

Describe the role of the after-hours doctor/service in treatment of people with chronic diseases


Identify management approaches to common problems with respect to chronic diseases that arise in the after hours period


List strategies to help patients support themselves in managing their chronic medical condition


Implement a checklist to avoid common pitfalls and improve patient safety related to presentations primarily associated with a chronic medical condition


 

 
 

 


 
   

 Managing Medical Emergencies

Consultation Communication

   

 
Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

Apply a structured approach when assessing and managing a critically ill patient

List emergency drugs and their indications


Use basic and advanced life support algorithms


 Learning Outcomes 

Did you know the 70% of the time the root cause of a patient safety event comes down to communication! Communication between doctor and patient; communication between doctors and other healthcare professionals. Join Dr Paresh Dawda as he discusses effective communication strategies in this recording.

Patient-clinician communication in hospitals

Models of the consultation