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bpacnz Primary Care Update Series NEW !

The primary care update series is a new subscription based service developed by bpacnz.

It’s a multimedia package that keeps you up to date on the management of conditions commonly encountered in primary care.

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Antiarrhythmic medicine brand changes: flecainide and amiodarone

Patients taking oral flecainide or amiodarone need to know that the suppliers of these medicines have changed and that they may notice slight differences in the appearance of their capsules or tablets.

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Knowing your patient with type 1 diabetes: the transition to self-management

Living with type 1 diabetes is challenging, particularly as a young adult who...

Understanding the role of insulin in the management of type 1 diabetes

Insulin treatment is an essential component of type 1 diabetes management.

Slowing progression of renal dysfunction in patients with diabetes

Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease in New Zealand.

Dialling back treatment intensity for older people with type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes management in older people can be complex due to the wide variations in co-morbidities, physical and cognitive impairment, and life expectancy.

Weight loss: the options and the evidence

The benefits of intentional weight loss in people who are overweight are obvious and undeniable.

Optimising pharmacological management of HbA1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: from metformin to insulin

A variety of subsidised medicines are available to help manage HbA1c levels...

Claiming CME points

Information about the ways you can claim CME points on bpac.org.nz

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Personalised Prescribing Reports

Access your personalised prescribing reports

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Audits

Audits are endorsed by the RNZCGP as a CQI activity for allocation of MOPS credits for General Practitioners

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CME Quizzes

Quizzes are endorsed by RNZCGP for allocation of MOPS credits

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Peer Group Discussions

Discussion points for peer groups or self-reflection of practice

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bpacnz Research Publications

Collection of research publications by bpacnz including Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Informatics & other publications

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Antibiotics Guide Updated

Antibiotics Guide 2017 edition

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The COPD prescribing tool Updated

Pharmacological treatment options for patients with COPD

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Coming up...

Our current theme is “Diabetes”, including articles on pharmacological management of HbA1c, managing weight loss, diabetes in elderly people, diabetic kidney disease and Type 1 diabetes.

Coming soon...

Our next theme will be “Over-diagnosis and over-treatment”

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