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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
2022 RACGP curriculum and syllabus
for Australian general practice
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
Summer Planning Toolkit modules
Module 3: Chronic disease and heat
Many patients may present with multiple chronic health concerns that will exacerbate their sensitivity to heat-related stresses, as well as viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and influenza. Multi-morbidity may be more likely in vulnerable populations and older people 35.
Common multi-morbidities include arthritis, asthma, back problems, cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, mental and behavioural conditions, osteoporosis, and heart, stroke and vascular disease 35.
For patients who have multiple chronic conditions, it is important to consider the complexity and interaction of each condition, and how these may manifest during periods of extreme heat.