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Does Lyme Disease Exist in Australia?

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Despite the lack of evidence that Lyme disease can be acquired in Australia, growing numbers of patients, their supporters, and some politicians demand diagnosis and treatment according to the protocols of the “chronic Lyme disease” school of thought, highlighted in this module.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the symptoms of Lyme disease
  • Be aware of current controversial discussions of originating countries
  • Choose adequate treatment options for confirmed cases of Lyme disease and for chronic ‘Lyme disease-like illness’
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Immune System Diseases

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Does Lyme Disease Exist in Australia?
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Community and Primary Health Care, Generalist
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
    HealthcareLink