Health Management in Rural Settings

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Course Overview

The Rural Outcomes Measurement Enhancement Project produced a series of modules on the topic of Health Management in Rural Settings. These topics focus on areas of Indigenous health, geriatric health and sepsis management.


  1. Falls, Fractures and Outcomes for Older People (35mins)
  2. Indigenous Health Outcomes (20mins)
  3. Management of Severe Sepsis (35mins)
  4. Cultural Consideration in Aboriginal Communities (1h 20m)
  5. Mental Health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (35 mins)

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This resource has been funded by the Department of Health under the Rural Health Continuing Education Sub-program (RHCE) Stream One which is managed by the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges. The RACP is solely responsible for the content of, and views expressed in any material associated with this project.

RACP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) information

Category: Self Assessment Program, Category 3

Credits: 2 per hour

Further information on the RACP CPD program

Please note: The duration estimate for each module does not include time required for additional reading material and note taking. This is a recommended duration only, therefore it may not be an exact reflection for how long each individual would take to complete.


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Course Materials

Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.