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GERD: Practice Essentials
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GERD: Practice Essentials

This module aims to provide an overview of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), discuss diagnostic options, and present treatment choices available for patients.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGastroenterology And Hepatology
Plant Stanols and Dyslipidaemia: The Science Behind

Plant Stanols and Dyslipidaemia: The Science Behind

Healthcare professionals are urged to recommend lifestyle modifications in addition to pharmacological intervention in managing patients with dyslipidaemia. The role of plant stanols in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering has been demonstrated in various studies across Western and Asian populations.

Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs
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Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs

This module summarizes the essentials in the identification, multidisciplinary care, and preventive management of patients with congenital bleeding disorders (including hemophilia A and B).

PaediatricsFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeHaematology
OncoForum Melanoma Series: An Expert’s Highlights and Perspective on Malignant Melanoma

OncoForum Melanoma Series: An Expert’s Highlights and Perspective on Malignant Melanoma

The course highlights the current trends in the treatment of melanoma, focusing on personalised medicine and the evidence base for combination treatment with BRAFi + MEK inhibitor in melanoma and existing clinical trials. The course also discusses adverse event management and introduces the clinical trials that examined adjuvant therapy with checkpoint inhibitors or targeted therapy in melanoma patients with high risk of recurrence.

Direct-Acting Antivirals in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C
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Direct-Acting Antivirals in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

This module aims to review the guidelines surrounding hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and the direct-acting antivirals available for treatment.

Gastroenterology And HepatologyInfectious Diseases
SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure management: Dissecting the path from diabetes to heart failure
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SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure management: Dissecting the path from diabetes to heart failure

This module summarizes the latest evidence of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors for the prevention of heart failure and cardiorenal outcomes.

CardiologyEndocrinologyInternal MedicineFamily Medicine
Management Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Management Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This module aims to equip the primary care doctor with the diagnostic and treatment framework to effectively manage mild to moderate

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGastroenterology And Hepatology
Stepping up in the fight against dengue

Stepping up in the fight against dengue

Dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world. This febrile illness is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics. Vector control in most endemic countries is frequently insufficient or ineffective due to inadequate infrastructure, delayed initiation, short-term interventions, and insecticide resistance. This course will discuss the prevention of dengue disease, including clinical evidence on the dengue vaccine.

Never Too Old to Benefit from Lipid Lowering
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Never Too Old to Benefit from Lipid Lowering

This module aims to enhance the participant’s knowledge on the role of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) management and the benefits of statins for primary prevention in the elderly.

CardiologyFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeGeriatric Medicine
Management Strategies for Chronic HBV Infection
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Management Strategies for Chronic HBV Infection

The module focuses on prevention, screening, diagnosis, and guideline-based pharmacologic treatment of hepatitis B virus infection.

Gastroenterology And HepatologyInfectious DiseasesFamily Medicine
The Global Burden of Migraine: Overcoming Challenges with Innovation

The Global Burden of Migraine: Overcoming Challenges with Innovation

As of 2016, migraine has a global prevalence of 14.1%, but the prevalence and severity of this disease is often underestimated. Furthermore, stigma still surrounds migraine at work and in society in general, as it is viewed as a ‘common problem’, hindering patients from receiving the proper treatment.

An Approach to Fever and Rash in Children
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An Approach to Fever and Rash in Children

The module aims to equip learners with tools for thorough clinical assessment, the establishment of differential diagnoses, and the development of management plans for children with fever and rash.

Infectious DiseasesPaediatricsDermatology And Venereology
Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New?

Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New?

In the EMPA-REG OUTCOME (Empagliflozin Cardiovascular Outcome Event Trial in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients) trial, empagliflozin demonstrated a reduction in cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and pre-existing cardiovascular disease. This online course covers the evidence base on the use of the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, empagliflozin, in the management of T2D patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease.

Diarrhoea: What To Look Out For
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Diarrhoea: What To Look Out For

This module aims to familiarize the participant with the difference between acute and chronic diarrhoea in terms of aetiology, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, and management.

Family MedicineGastroenterology And HepatologyGeneral Practice
Understanding Dengue: Manifestation and Management

Understanding Dengue: Manifestation and Management

Dengue viruses can cause either symptomatic infections or asymptomatic seroconversion. Symptomatic infection is systemic and dynamic, with clinical, haematological and serological profiles that change from day to day. A knowledge of the changes during each phase of dengue disease will enable a rational approach in its management. This course will discuss the manifestations and management of dengue disease.

Current management strategies for Helicobacter pylori infections
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Current management strategies for Helicobacter pylori infections

This module provides a holistic framework for screening, diagnosis, and initial treatment of H. pylori infection in the primary care setting.

Infectious DiseasesInternal MedicineFamily Medicine
Understanding Dengue: Epidemiology and Disease Burden

Understanding Dengue: Epidemiology and Disease Burden

Dengue fever is a prevalent, potentially fatal but preventable infection. This mosquito-borne disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Singapore. This course will discuss the epidemiology and burden of dengue disease.

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Courses for Pharmacists

The Allergic Rhinitis Bootcamp - Part 1 | Allergic Rhinitis Management and Patient Journey: Understanding the Disease and Cur

The Allergic Rhinitis Bootcamp - Part 1 | Allergic Rhinitis Management and Patient Journey: Understanding the Disease and Current Guidelines

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common health complaint that affects patients of all ages. Untreated, AR can impair a person’s quality of life, sleep and social functioning. Nevertheless, most patients with AR are not treated according to guidelines and adherence to treatment is poor.

The Allergic Rhinitis Bootcamp - Part 2 | Using patient profiles to guide antihistamine choice: An expert consensus

The Allergic Rhinitis Bootcamp - Part 2 | Using patient profiles to guide antihistamine choice: An expert consensus

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common health complaint that affects patients of all ages. Untreated, AR can impair a person’s quality of life, sleep and social functioning. Nevertheless, most patients with AR are not treated according to guidelines and adherence to treatment is poor. The Allergic Rhinitis Boot Camp aims to provide pharmacists with a comprehensive review of the management of AR and practical recommendations for better patient outcomes.