continuing professional development (CPD)

Continued Professional Development

Veterans’ MATES is an accredited continuing professional development (CPD) learning activity for participating pharmacists and general practitioners. Activity requirements are detailed below.

For General Practitioners
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RACGP QI & CPD Points

GPs who receive and complete any two Veterans’ MATES topics and complete the activity steps are eligible for 40 Category 1 points.

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ACRRM Professional Development Program

GPs registered in the ACRRM Professional Development Program that complete any Veterans’ MATES topic and complete the essential requirements of a clinical audit, are eligible for 16 Extended Skills points.

Current Topic
Current Topic
Dry Mouth (Nov 2018)
Dry mouth is a common problem and if left untreated can lead to tooth loss, tooth decay and infections in the mouth. Medicines commonly cause dry mouth. But in some cases dry mouth can be caused by diet and lifestyle, medical treatment, getting older or an underlying disease. If you have dry mouth, talking to your GP and seeing your dentist for a check-up can help you to find out what might be causing your dry mouth and how to improve the symptoms.
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Veterans' MATES Report 2016 - 2017 Improving care of older veterans

Our latest report provides an overview of the Veterans’ MATES program’s recent achievements, and the impact of initiatives in keeping veterans healthy.

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