Genetics in Family Medicine, Australian Handbook for General Practitioners
The Genetics in Family Medicine, Australian Handbook for General Practitioners is an NHMRC endorsed resource that is free to download. The handbook was developed to support general practitioners in dealing with genetic medicine in their daily practice. The handbook addresses:
- Cardiovascular conditions
- Cancer in the family
- Testing in pregnancy
- Clotting and bleeding conditions
- Chromosomal conditions
- Neurological conditions
- Plus many other topics relevant for everyday practice.
First Trimester Screening
A 90 minute online category 2 activity to assist GPs and other health professionals develop skills and strategies to facilitate discussion with women around first trimester screening.
Direct to consumer testing
In recent years the number of DNA genetic tests that is available direct to consumers, i.e. without referral from a doctor, has increased. The NHMRC has produced a document for consumers.