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184540 - How to Treat quiz: Bronchiectasis

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This education aims to improve the overall care of patients with bronchiectasis by providing a clear and concise list of activities.

Relevance to General Practice

Bronchiectasis is no longer considered a rare or untreatable chronic lung disease but is still an important cause of respiratory ill health in Australia. There are local evidence-based treatments available, and most of them are not drugs.
Clinicians can assist in the improvement of patient care by utilising training resources and recommending relevant information on disease management and current clinical trials to patients.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify those patients with clinical features suggestive of bronchiectasis.
  • Confirm the diagnosis by appropriate investigations (CT chest).
  • Understand which treatment strategies are effective.
  • Implement the step wise management of bronchiectasis into their practice.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Ways in which health can be optimised and maintained are communicated to patients, family members and carers

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Continuity of care promotes quality and safety

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    184540 - How to Treat quiz: Bronchiectasis
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    1 hour
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