Dealing with Exam Anxiety

July 1, 2017 3

Exams are the performance of your life that will make or break your future. The months leading up to the exam are essential to gathering facts and knowledge and forming good habits. The weeks leading […]


May 1, 2017 0

Doctors who work in rural and remote communities have all descended on Cairns for the 14th World Rural Health Conference. With such an exciting array of speakers on offer, it’s tough to choose which session […]

Syncope: brought to light

April 1, 2017 0

“Syncope is a sudden, transient, self-limiting loss of consciousness associated with an inability to maintain postural tone”. In this webinar excerpt, Associate Professor Geoff Couser discusses an approach to patients presenting with syncope. Geoff (FACEM […]

What is Cardiovascular Risk, and how is it calculated?

January 31, 2017 0

Understanding absolute cardiovascular risk is vital in clinical decision making. Taking various risk factors into consideration and identifying those at increased cardiovascular risk can improve the health outcomes for your patients. So how do you […]

Teaching Clinical Reasoning to GP registrars

December 2, 2016 0

There have been a lot of discussions recently on clinical reasoning. Clinical reasoning: The process by which practitioners collect and process information. Clinical reasoning is a skill which can be learned, and taught. It’s an elusive concept, and […]

BP diagnosis and management

November 1, 2016 0

In this webinar excerpt with John Kelly, we discuss HYPERTENSION. The Heart Foundation’s latest Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in adults have some changes which are highlighted. John discusses the diagnosis of hypertension, […]

Explaining a diagnosis in an understandable way

September 30, 2016 0

How do you explain a diagnosis to a patient in a concise, understandable, succinct way? During a recent discussion with a registrar, a few universal tactics were discussed: find out what the patient already knows about the […]

So much great content out there

August 15, 2016 1

I was reflecting on how much great content is available online for pursuing lifelong learning. Thinking back, when I was preparing for fellowship exams, if there was something I wanted a tutorial on, I could […]

The RVTS Model

August 1, 2016 0

In this months interview, I speak with the RVTS CEO and director of training, Pat Giddings. We discuss the unique training model RVTS utilises, which includes remote supervision, weekly webinars, workshops twice a year, clinical […]

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