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Key questions on out of hours and emergency care

Module summary
GPs and out-of-hours doctors Dr Riaz Jetha and Dr Kishor Vasant answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne Jones on triaging, out-of-hours emergencies and prescription requests.
Learning objectives

This module will bring you up to date on out of hours and emergency care, including: 

  • Telephone triage
  • Dealing with life-threatening situations
  • Abnormal blood results
  • Managing ill children
Author

Dr Riaz Jetha and Dr Kishor Vasant are out-of-hours GPs in south London, who both are board directors at South East London Doctors’ Co-operative (SELDOC).

Dr Melanie Wynne Jones is a GP in Cheshire

Date module published
21/11/2016
Module due for review
21/11/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Helpful in deciding whether to do out of hours work again
Glyn Chapman
16.08.2017.
Good
Roger Beal
15.08.2017.
Well written but little to add for those who regularly work in OOH
Charlene Kennedy
26.07.2017.
Interesting outline of current OOH issues.
Jerry McElligott
17.07.2017.
Very useful as I work predominantly in out of hours
Nozrul Islam
05.07.2017.