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Assessing multimorbidity

Module summary

GPs Dr Polly Duncan and Professor Chris Salisbury discuss implications of a recent NICE guideline

Learning objectives

This module will update you on assessing multimorbidity, including:

  • The impact that multimorbidity has on day to day life
  • Tools that you can use to assess for frailty
  • Who should be prioritised for a tailored approach to multimorbidity
  • Why moving to a patient- rather than disease-centred consultation model is important for treating multimorbid patients
Author

Dr Polly Duncan is a GP and National Institute for Health Research research fellow with an interest in multimorbidity and polypharmacy in Bristol.

Professor Chris Salisbury is a GP and professor of primary care at the University of Bristol.

Date module published
27/10/2016
Module due for review
27/10/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good
M.Robert Mindham
10.08.2017.
very good
Nicolette Kaneza
23.07.2017.
excellent.
Richa Gupta Agarwal
20.06.2017.
Good
Bernard Caplan
10.04.2017.
good
doug Goss
27.03.2017.