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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 Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases 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.