This activity focuses on the timely identification, appropriate initial management, optimal referral of patients with suspected mitochondrial disease and an emphasis towards confirmed genetic diagnosis, where possible. It will also aim to improve capacity for general practitioners (GPs) to support newly diagnosed patients and their carers.
By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify symptoms and red flags that characterise mitochondrial disease.
- Refer patients to facilitate timely diagnosis and optimal management pathways.
- Describe the GP’s role in the ongoing management of adults with mitochondrial disease.
- Design appropriate multidisciplinary and holistic care plans for patients diagnosed with mitochondrial disease.
This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2023-25 triennium. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
This education is a CPD Accredited Activity under the ACRRM PDP Program for the 2023-25 triennium. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.
If you do not already have an account with Arterial Education, you will be required to create one. This verifies that you are a healthcare professional and allows you to log your learning activities.