Brain tumours and facial pain

WEBINAR Archive: Neurosurgeon Patrick Schweder on challenging neurological diagnoses in general practice.

Parkinson’s Disease- Mate pākenetana

For primary care clinical staff working with People with Parkinson's who would like to gain a better understanding of Parkinson's Disease (PD), its management throughout the various stages and treatment modalities.

At the end of this module, you will understand the basic pathophysiology of Parkinson’s, the progressive stages of the condition, risk factors, how differential diagnosis is made,  as well as a clear understanding of common symptoms and complications, with associated management strategies. 

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis

This MedCase describes a typical case of CFS/ME encountered in general practice with a focus on management ideas around caring for these complex patients.

Neuromuscular conditions

Neuromuscular disorders are rare and many GPs will have very few patients with these conditions. However, people affected by muscle-wasting conditions know that their GP plays an important role in their care.

Neuroscience – the brain and pain

Neuroscience – the brain and pain

Dr Diana North, Goodfellow GP Advisor talks with Dr Gwyn Lewis, Neuroscientist about the neuroscience behind pain to enable GPs, nurses and pharmacists to understand and educate patients about pain, including:

Community management of motor neurone disease

The needs of individuals living with motor neurone disease (MND) are complex, as are those of their families/whānau; however, care of such individuals generally occurs in the community.

A multidisciplinary assessment is essential and should include medical (neurology) and nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy and speech language therapy.

Transient Ischemic Attacks - Alan Barber

Professor Alan Barber talks about the diagnosis and management of transient ischemic attacks in primary care. Alan is lead neurologist for Auckland Hospital Stoke Service and holds the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Chair in Clinical Neurology at the University of Auckland.

Webinar: TIA/Stroke Management in Primary Care - Anna Ranta

This session will cover general TIA and Stroke management principles relevant to primary care clinicians including diagnosis, triage, referral processes, investigations, medical, and surgical management.  

An overview and brief tutorial covering the new TIA/Stroke bpac electronic decision support tool, the soon to be launched 3D TIA Health Pathway, and how both of these tools fit into the overall management strategy of these conditions will also be included.

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