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84642 - Mastering the 75yr+ Health Assessment

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Learn how to master the most popular health assessment in Australia. With our current aging population, this health check ensures patients are being supported to live at home while maintaining the highest quality of life possible by ensuring adequate access to available health and community services.

Relevance to General Practice

It has been well established by evidence that Australia has an aging population and General Practice is increasingly faced with the responsibility to adequately treat, manage and prevent adverse outcomes in older people.
The Medicare-funded initiative of Health Assessments for patients over 75 years of age provides a vehicle for structured preventative care in this area, but the uptake of the initiative could be improved Nationally. 
General Practitioners have identified a need for practical training and resources to assist with implementation of this initiative in practice. This course aims to address this need.

Learning outcomes
  • List the most important components of the 75 years and over Health Assessment.
  • Identify key Medicare audit requirements for items related to this assessment.
  • Describe how to set up an effective practice system to recruit and engage patients for this health assessment.
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    84642 - Mastering the 75yr+ Health Assessment
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