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Identifying and Eradicating H.pylori

Identifying and Eradicating H.pylori

H. pylori infection is the principal cause of gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. H. pylori infection slowly induces chronic gastritis which progresses through the premalignant stages…

Gastroenterology And Hepatology
Myelofibrosis: Part I - Understanding the disease

Myelofibrosis: Part I - Understanding the disease

Myelofibrosis (MF) is a heterogeneous disorder with multiple characteristics dominated by the effects of progressive bone marrow fibrosis.

Haematology
Improving diagnosis in AMI: Utilising high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays

Improving diagnosis in AMI: Utilising high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is among the leading causes of death worldwide and occurs during an acute obstruction of blood flow to the heart.

CardiologyGeneral Practice
Management Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Management Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This module aims to equip the primary care doctor with the diagnostic and treatment framework to effectively manage mild to moderate cases of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the community.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGastroenterology And Hepatology
Viral hepatitis: An overview of disease management

Viral hepatitis: An overview of disease management

Viral hepatitis is a global public health concern, with an estimated 325 million individuals worldwide living with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

Gastroenterology And Hepatology
Severe Aplastic Anaemia: Overview of the Disease & Its Treatment

Severe Aplastic Anaemia: Overview of the Disease & Its Treatment

Severe aplastic anaemia (SAA) occurs when the stem cells of the bone marrow are damaged, which impairs the production of new blood cells.

Haematology
Current management strategies for Helicobacter pylori infections
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Current management strategies for Helicobacter pylori infections

This module provides a holistic framework for screening, diagnosis, and initial treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in the primary care setting.

Infectious DiseasesFamily MedicineInternal Medicine
A Primer on COVID-19 Vaccines

A Primer on COVID-19 Vaccines

This module summarizes the latest evidence of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors for the prevention of heart failure and cardiorenal outcomes.

Infectious DiseasesInternal MedicineRespiratory Medicine
Managing PN and the role of neurotropic B vitamins in nerve care

Managing PN and the role of neurotropic B vitamins in nerve care

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is one of the most common disorder of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) among adults.

Neurology
Childhood nutrition: Importance of optimal nutrition in promoting immune and mental development in early life

Childhood nutrition: Importance of optimal nutrition in promoting immune and mental development in early life

The goal of this learning activity is to review the importance of nutrition in the early life of growing up children.

Paediatrics
Single-pill FDC for the management of HTN

Single-pill FDC for the management of HTN

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with an overview of the role of single-pill fixed dosed combinations (FDCs) in the management of hypertension (HTN).

Cardiology
Thalassaemia at a glance

Thalassaemia at a glance

Globally, thalassaemia occurs in approximately 4 of every 10,000 births. In 2018, the Malaysian Thalassaemia Registry recorded a total of 7,984 thalassaemia patients.

Haematology
Module 2: Justifying extrapolation, demonstrating biosimilarity and addressing immunogenicity

Module 2: Justifying extrapolation, demonstrating biosimilarity and addressing immunogenicity

Module 2 of Biosimilar Modules for Continued Professional Development comprises two videos.

General Practice
Micronutrient and blood health: Current status

Micronutrient and blood health: Current status

Anaemia is a public health problem that affects women and children worldwide. The most common causes of anaemia are micronutrient deficiencies, particularly iron and other nutrients...

Haematology
Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease

This module provides a short background of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and focuses on screening, diagnostics, and current and emerging treatment options for AD.

Internal MedicineNeurologyFamily MedicineGeneral Practice
Diarrhoea: What To Look Out For

Diarrhoea: What To Look Out For

This module aims to familiarize the participant with the difference between acute and chronic diarrhea in terms of etiology, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, and management.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGastroenterology And Hepatology
Prevention of Falls in the Older Person

Prevention of Falls in the Older Person

This module summarizes the epidemiology, risk factors and complications of falls. It discusses screening and assessment of fall risk and identifies fall-risk-increasing drugs and their management.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral Practice
Direct-Acting Antivirals in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

Direct-Acting Antivirals in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

This module aims to review the guidelines surrounding hepatitis C virus infection and the direct-acting antivirals available for treatment.

Gastroenterology And HepatologyInfectious Diseases
The impact of the ANSWER study on the economic burden of liver cirrhosis

The impact of the ANSWER study on the economic burden of liver cirrhosis

The ANSWER (long-term albumin administration in decompensated cirrhosis) study has shown that treatment with human albumin improves survival and prevents the occurrence of major complications…

Gastroenterology And Hepatology
Hodgkin Lymphoma – Improving Awareness in Primary Care

Hodgkin Lymphoma – Improving Awareness in Primary Care

Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a cancer of the lymphatic system and accounts for 12% of all lymphoma cases in Malaysia.

Haematology
Strategies for the Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Adults
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Strategies for the Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Adults

This module summarizes the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and the essentials in the management of patients with iron deficiency anemia.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeHaematology
The Management of Epilepsy in Special Populations

The Management of Epilepsy in Special Populations

This module focuses on the management of epilepsy in special populations, particularly in pregant women and those of childbearing potential.

Neurology
Updates in the management of knee OA: Optimising care with SYSADOAs

Updates in the management of knee OA: Optimising care with SYSADOAs

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease characterised by pain, stiffness and loss of function.

Rheumatology
Managing pain after orthopaedic surgery with COX-2 selective NSAIDs

Managing pain after orthopaedic surgery with COX-2 selective NSAIDs

Orthopaedic surgery is the second most common surgery performed in Malaysia, and it is usually associated with moderate-to-severe pain in the postoperative period.

General Practice
Navigating the Choice of NOACs for Stroke Prevention in AF

Navigating the Choice of NOACs for Stroke Prevention in AF

This module summarizes the data on the efficacy and safety non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), guidelines-based indications, and reversal agents for NOAC-induced bleeding.

CardiologyInternal MedicineNeurologyFamily Medicine
Rotavirus: An Overview

Rotavirus: An Overview

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with a comprehensive review of rotavirus and rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE).

Infectious Diseases
Managing VTE: A concise review of NOACs

Managing VTE: A concise review of NOACs

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third most common cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction and stroke.

Haematology
Management Strategies for Chronic HBV Infection

Management Strategies for Chronic HBV Infection

This module focuses on prevention, screening, diagnosis, and guideline-based pharmacologic treatment of hepatitis B virus infection.

Gastroenterology And HepatologyInfectious Diseases
Diabetic neuropathy and the role of vitamin B12 as adjunctive treatment

Diabetic neuropathy and the role of vitamin B12 as adjunctive treatment

This module aims to provide doctors with a review of diabetic neuropathy and the role of vitamin B12 in improving the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.

General Practice
Part 3: Counselling strategies in the management of nonadherent adolescents with thalassaemia

Part 3: Counselling strategies in the management of nonadherent adolescents with thalassaemia

Nonadherence to iron chelation therapy is an increasing concern in patients with thalassaemia. Poor adherence to iron chelation therapy is associated with poor survival rates.

Haematology
Myelofibrosis: Part II –A focus on the management of the disease in Malaysia
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Myelofibrosis: Part II –A focus on the management of the disease in Malaysia

Making clinical decisions in the management of myelofibrosis (MF) can be challenging owing to the heterogeneity of the disease, patient population and their often burdensome clinical manifestations.

OncologyGeneral PracticeHaematology
Nutritional and developmental impact of helminthiasis in children

Nutritional and developmental impact of helminthiasis in children

Helminthiasis is among the most common paediatric infection in developing countries, which can have chronic and disabling consequences for a child’s growth and development.

Paediatrics
An Approach to Fever and Rash in Children

An Approach to Fever and Rash in Children

The module aims to equip learners with tools for thorough clinical assessment, establishment of differential diagnoses, and development of management plans for children with fever and rash.

PaediatricsInfectious DiseasesDermatology And Venereology
Module 3: Selecting and prescribing a biosimilar: what will this mean for clinical practice?

Module 3: Selecting and prescribing a biosimilar: what will this mean for clinical practice?

Module 3 of Biosimilar Modules for Continued Professional Development comprises three videos.

General Practice
MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: An Update on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: An Update on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Despite vaccines being one of the safest and most cost-effective healthcare interventions, there is a lack of awareness on the benefits of immunisation.

Infectious Diseases
Evolution of Basal Insulins and their Role in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Evolution of Basal Insulins and their Role in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Diagnoses of type 2 diabetes mellitus are everincreasing. Newer insulin analogues and delivery systems allow for the efficient management of diabetes.

Endocrinology
Dual versus triple inhaler therapy for COPD: Updates and current recommendations

Dual versus triple inhaler therapy for COPD: Updates and current recommendations

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects ~6.2% of adults aged ≥40 years in the region. This module discusses pharmacological therapies that can improve the quality of life of patients with COPD.

Internal MedicineRespiratory MedicineFamily Medicine
SYSADOAs for the management of OA: A concise review of ASU

SYSADOAs for the management of OA: A concise review of ASU

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with a concise review of the management of osteoarthritis (OA) and the role of symptomatic slow-acting drugs for osteoarthritis (SYSADOAs)...

Rheumatology
Anticoagulation reversal therapy

Anticoagulation reversal therapy

Anticoagulation is the mainstay of treatment for thrombosis and thromboembolic complications associated with various disorders.

Cardiology
Is vitamin D supplementation alone enough? – An overview on the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO)

Is vitamin D supplementation alone enough? – An overview on the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO)

While both men and women can develop osteoporosis (OP), the chances of women developing OP are greater.

Rheumatology
Module 1 Title: Introduction to Biologics and Biosimilars

Module 1 Title: Introduction to Biologics and Biosimilars

Module 1 of Biosimilar Modules for Continued Professional Development comprises three short videos. In the first video, the talk given by presenter Gay Gauvin, Global Operations Director,..

General Practice
Managing pain in OA: A concise review of COX-2 selective NSAIDs

Managing pain in OA: A concise review of COX-2 selective NSAIDs

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with a comprehensive review of the use of selective COX-2 NSAIDs in the management of pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA).

General Practice
Current evidence and the international advisory on the use of ibuprofen

Current evidence and the international advisory on the use of ibuprofen

The efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of ibuprofen are well established.Ibuprofen is listed as an 'Essential Medicine' by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The recent outbreak of COVID-19…

General Practice
Management Of Cutaneous Mycoses In Daily Practice – The Value of Isoconazole
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Management Of Cutaneous Mycoses In Daily Practice – The Value of Isoconazole

Cutaneous fungal infections are noninvasive infections of the hair, skin and nails caused by a broad range of fungal pathogens and are sometimes accompanied by bacterial infections.

Dermatology And Venereology
Tailoring hypertension management for optimal outcomes: What every doctor should know

Tailoring hypertension management for optimal outcomes: What every doctor should know

Hypertension (HTN) is an important public health challenge owing to its high prevalence and strong association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and premature death.

Cardiology
Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New? - Module 1

Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New? - Module 1

In the Empagliflozin, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes (EMPA-REG OUTCOME) trial, empagliflozin demonstrated a reduction in cardiovascular events in patients...

EndocrinologyCardiology
Vitamin D deficiency: Overlooked and underdiagnosed

Vitamin D deficiency: Overlooked and underdiagnosed

Around 50% of the global population does not get enough vitamin D. It is the most underdiagnosed medical condition worldwide.

General Practice
Paediatric Respiratory Diseases

Paediatric Respiratory Diseases

Paediatric respiratory diseases are a significant global health burden, causing up to 4 million global deaths annually.

Paediatrics
Vaccination against seasonal influenza:Protect yourself and your patients

Vaccination against seasonal influenza:Protect yourself and your patients

Healthcare workers (HCWs) are not only at higher risk of influenza infection, but they can also be the source of infections to patients.

Infectious Diseases
Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs

Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs

This module summarizes the essentials in the identification, multidisciplinary care, and preventive management of patients with congenital bleeding disorders (including hemophilia A and B).

PaediatricsInternal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral Practice
Managing low back pain in primary care: A concise review

Managing low back pain in primary care: A concise review

Musculoskeletal pain is a common complaint among individuals seeking medical care, with low back pain (LBP) being the leading cause of disability globally.

General Practice
From five to six: Optimising the immunisation schedule with hexavalent vaccines

From five to six: Optimising the immunisation schedule with hexavalent vaccines

The Malaysian Ministry of Health has recently incorporated hexavalent vaccines in the National Immunisation Programme (NIP).

Infectious Diseases
Reducing the burden of pertussis and seasonal influenza with vaccination in pregnancy
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Reducing the burden of pertussis and seasonal influenza with vaccination in pregnancy

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with a comprehensive review on the importance of vaccination in pregnancy to prevent diseases such as seasonal influenza and pertussis among ne

Obstetrics And Gynaecology
The role of uroselective α1AAR antagonists in the treatment of BPH

The role of uroselective α1AAR antagonists in the treatment of BPH

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with a comprehensive review of the impact of subtype-selective α1-adrenergic receptor ( α1AR) antagonists in the treatment...

Urology
SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure management: Dissecting the path from diabetes to heart failure

SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure management: Dissecting the path from diabetes to heart failure

This module summarizes the latest evidence of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors for the prevention of heart failure and cardiorenal outcomes.

CardiologyInternal MedicineEndocrinologyFamily Medicine
Never Too Old to Benefit from Lipid Lowering

Never Too Old to Benefit from Lipid Lowering

This module aims to enhance the participant’s knowledge on the role of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) management and the benefits of statins for primary prevention in the elderly.

CardiologyInternal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral Practice
Updates on the management of iron-deficiency anaemia in primary care

Updates on the management of iron-deficiency anaemia in primary care

The goal of this activity is to provide an update on iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) and review the management of IDA, especially the use of oral iron therapy.

Haematology
GERD: Practice Essentials

GERD: Practice Essentials

This module aims to provide an overview of gastroesophageal reflux disease, discuss diagnostic options, and present treatment choices available for patients.

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGastroenterology And Hepatology
MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: Updated Vaccination Recommendation for Special Groups

MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: Updated Vaccination Recommendation for Special Groups

The goal of this learning activity is to provide doctors with updated information from the third edition of the Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) Guidelines…

Infectious Diseases
Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New? - Module 2

Empagliflozin’s Journey in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Continuum: What’s New? - Module 2

In the Empagliflozin, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes (EMPA-REG OUTCOME) trial, empagliflozin demonstrated a reduction in cardiovascular events in patients…

EndocrinologyCardiology
The Future Direction of Topical Psoriasis Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

The Future Direction of Topical Psoriasis Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

Stay up to date with the latest advancements in topical psoriasis treatment.

Dermatology And Venereology

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Pharmacists’ role in managing low back pain

Pharmacists’ role in managing low back pain

Musculoskeletal pain is a common complaint among individuals seeking medical care, with low back pain (LBP) being the leading cause of disability globally.

Managing primary open-angle glaucoma: An overview

Managing primary open-angle glaucoma: An overview

The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with a concise review of the management of open-angle glaucoma.

Management Of Cutaneous Mycoses In Daily Practice – The Value of Isoconazole
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Management Of Cutaneous Mycoses In Daily Practice – The Value of Isoconazole

Cutaneous fungal infections are noninvasive infections of the hair, skin and nails caused by a broad range of fungal pathogens and are sometimes accompanied by bacterial infections.

 Management of GORD with PPIs: A pharmacist's perspective

 Management of GORD with PPIs: A pharmacist's perspective

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common chronic condition affecting patients’ quality of life. 

Managing Allergic Rhinitis in the Pharmacy according to Next-generation ARIA Guidelines

Managing Allergic Rhinitis in the Pharmacy according to Next-generation ARIA Guidelines

The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with an overview of allergic rhinitis (AR) and the role pharmacists play according to the next-generation Allergic Rhinitis…

A review of bacterial eye infection

A review of bacterial eye infection

"The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with a concise review of bacterial eye infection."

The Future Direction of Topical Psoriasis Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

The Future Direction of Topical Psoriasis Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

Stay up to date with the latest advancements in topical psoriasis treatment.

Vitamin B12 as adjunctive treatment for diabetic neuropathy

Vitamin B12 as adjunctive treatment for diabetic neuropathy

This module aims to provide pharmacists with a review of diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) and vitamin B12’s role in improving the symptoms of DPN.

The role of pharmacists in the management of acute pharyngitis

The role of pharmacists in the management of acute pharyngitis

Acute pharyngitis is a common reason for seeking medical care in the outpatient setting.

Reducing the burden of pertussis and seasonal influenza with vaccination in pregnancy
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Reducing the burden of pertussis and seasonal influenza with vaccination in pregnancy

The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with a review on the importance of vaccination in pregnancy to prevent vaccine-preventable diseases such as seasonal influenza and pertussi

A Review of Dry Eye Disease

A Review of Dry Eye Disease

The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with a concise review of dry eye disease (DED).

Antiplatelet therapy in CVD management: Role of pharmacists

Antiplatelet therapy in CVD management: Role of pharmacists

The goal of this learning activity is to provide pharmacists with a concise review of antiplatelet agents in the management of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Gastric acid control: The role of proton pump inhibitors in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Gastric acid control: The role of proton pump inhibitors in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

GERD is a condition wherein stomach acid rises and enters the oesophagus, often resulting in either manageable symptoms or long-term complications if left untreated.

Managing VTE: A concise review of NOACs

Managing VTE: A concise review of NOACs

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third most common cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction and stroke.