Key questions on vaginal discharge

Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush

1.5 CPD hours

Clinical casebook: hypertension

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.

1 CPD hour
Video module - Premium

Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care

1 CPD hour

End of life care - three key areas: a video module

Module summary
Professor Keri Thomas presents on identifying, assessing and planning for patients reaching the end of life.
Learning objectives

This module will advise on primary care management of end-of-life patients, including:

  • How the Gold Standards Framework aids end-of-life care
  • Identifying 'the 1%'
  • Reducing hospitalisations

Professor Thomas gave this talk at Pulse Live which took place in May 2013.

The powerpoint slides will cycle through automatically as the video plays, but if you are interested in a particular aspect of the presentation, use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the screen to navigate through the slides, simply click on the slide you are interested in and you will be taken to the relevant part of the video.

After viewing the video, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment to test the knowledge you have gained. You will then have the opportunity to record your personal learning points and claim your CPD credits, which will be recorded on a certificate stored automatically in your Pulse Learning CPD log.

Expert speaker
Professor Keri Thomas is a GPSI in palliative care, national clinical lead for the Gold Standards Framework Centre and RCGP clinical champion for end-of-life care.
Date module published
Module due for review
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
Norman Gordon
very relevant and useful
Amy Rice
Melvin Stephen Xavier
Melvin Stephen Xavier
good helpful discussion of the issues around terminal care and identifying it
Maeve Mc Inerney