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Maximising the health of older people

GP Professor Ngaire Kerse on maximising the health of our older patients.

Palliative care: metastatic pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a major cause of cancer-associated death. It is currently the fourth highest cause of cancer death in developed countries.

Snoring in children

Snoring occurs in approximately one-third of children. About 10% of these children snore every night.

Working with Youth: HEEADSSS Assessment

Adolescence is an important developmental phase that captures the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Prescribing tramadol

Northland general practitioner and addiction medicine specialist Dr Alistair Dunn on the concerns around the prescription drug tramadol.

Assessing decision-making capacity: the clinical basics

It is within the scope of practice of ALL medical practitioners to assess decision-making capacity and obtain informed consent.

Decision-making capacity: the legal aspects

Learn about the legal process that follows a capacity assessment.

Self-care in trauma-informed organisations

This course is about your wellbeing.

Trauma-informed care for caregivers

This course was developed for caregivers (foster parents and whānau carers) of children/tamariki.

Childhood trauma: impact on development & behaviour

This course reviews childhood trauma from cultural and biological perspectives.

Trauma-informed care for the children's workforce

This course is for everyone working with children/tamariki and their whānau.

Insomnia: diagnosis & treatment

How to effectively assess and manage a patient with insomnia, including the management of chronic insomnia disorder.

Sleep and pain

This course will provide an overview of the relationship between sleep and pain.

Shaken baby syndrome

Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is the leading cause of preventable, traumatic head injury in those under the age of two years.

Dog bites: treatment and management

There are many kinds of lacerations and wounds that need attention, with this course focusing on dog bites.