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
Download RACGP CPD program

RACGP CPD program

GPs who receive and complete the current Veterans’ MATES topic and complete the required steps can claim logged CPD activity points as a self-recorded activity.

Download ACRRM Professional Development Program

ACRRM Professional Development Program

GPs registered in the ACRRM Professional Development Program that complete the current Veterans’ MATES topic and complete the essential requirements of a clinical audit, are eligible for 10 PDP points.

For Pharmacists
Download Veterans' MATES Pharmacy CPD

Veterans' MATES Pharmacy CPD

Accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits are available to pharmacists participating in the Veterans’ MATES program.

Download Pharmacist Response Form

Pharmacist Response Form

Persistent Pain

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Persistent Pain (Apr 2022)
Living with ongoing pain can be very distressing as it can impact significantly on both your physical, mental, social and family life. If you have persistent, non-cancer pain, here are five strategies that have been shown to help improve day-to-day function. By working with your GP and healthcare team, you can move more easily and improve how well you function to make life more enjoyable.
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Veterans’ MATES Report 2021 – The Journey to Improved Veteran Health

This report walks through the Veterans’ MATES journey over the last 17 years, recognising the value of long-term health initiatives and bringing the veteran community on a journey to better health.

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