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Other Care of the elderly modules
End of life care - three key areas: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Clinical casebook: elderly care (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently to secondary care
GPs Dr Polly Duncan and Professor Chris Salisbury discuss implications of a recent NICE guideline
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
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.