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1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

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1 CPD hour

Case by case: visual loss

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Key questions on hyperlipidaemia

Module summary
Dr Sam Finnikin, GP and NIHR research fellow, answers questions on the treatment of hyperlipidaemia
Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in hyperlipidaemia, including:

  • The benefits of statin treatment
  • When to broach the topic of statins with type 1 diabetics
  • Whether lipids need to be rechecked in those taking statins for primary prevention
  • Managing statin side-effects

Dr Sam Finnikin is an NIHR In Practice Fellow in primary care clinical sciences at the University of Birmingham and a salaried GP at Lay Hill Surgery in Four Oaks, with an interest in the primary prevention of CVD.

Date module published
Module due for review
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
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