A 36-year-old woman initially presented to her rheumatologist with active bilateral synovitis in her hands, wrists, and ankles, and nodules on her left elbow. Her laboratory results were as follows: C-reactive protein (CRP) = 5.7 mg/dL (normal: 0.1–0.9 mg/dL) Er... Continue ReadingSee all Physician Case Studies
VQ, a 58-year-old African American male presented to his primary care physician (PCP) for routine follow-up. Eighteen months earlier, the patient was diagnosed with essential hypertension as indicated by a blood pressure reading of 155/98 mm Hg. At that time, the PCP prescribed the angiotensin-co... Continue ReadingSee all Pharmacist Case Studies
Mr. D, a 48-year-old African-American man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) 4 years ago, presented to his clinician for a routine follow-up visit. On the physical examination, he weighed 210 lbs, with a BMI of 31.0 kg/m2 and blood pressure of 128/78 mmHg. His laborato... Continue ReadingSee all Case Manager Case Studies
This article takes a break from the traditional Case Study of the Month to consider various aspects of Consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs). In the current health care system, 86% of costs are paid by 3rd party agencies, such as insurance companies and employers.1 Ad... Continue readingSee all Employer Case Studies
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CPD points and practice incentives
Continuing professional development
Each activity has been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for the 2017 –2019 triennium.
Each activity has been approved for 1 Core point in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017 – 2019 triennium.
Each activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist's CPD plan which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.
Each activity is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1 CPD hour according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia –Continuing Professional Development Standard.
It is recommended that 1 hour CPD be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.
Practice incentives for general practice
The case studies are recognised for the Quality Prescribing Incentive of the Practice Incentives Program.
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