Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community
Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
Discover a world of educational opportunities to support your lifelong learning
Become a provider with the CPD Program and be recognised for the quality education and training you offer GPs
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
Join our RACGP Facebook groups
This guideline is endorsed by the RACGP
In Australia, 64% of the adult population have three or more modifiable risk factors. As CVD is largely preventable, an approach focusing on comprehensive risk assessment will enable effective management of identified modifiable risk factors through lifestyle changes and, where needed, pharmacological therapy.
Absolute CVD risk in the context of these guidelines refers to the likelihood of a person experiencing a cardiovascular event within the next five years. These guidelines incorporate the previous Guidelines for the Assessment of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk and provide additional guidance on the management of CVD risk in a primary prevention setting in all adults over 45 years of age (35 years for people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent)
This guideline is endorsed by the RACGP.
This guideline is published by the Stroke Foundation.
Donate to the RACGP Foundation today and influence the future of general practice