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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
Key questions on multimorbidity
This module will bring you the latest in key questions on multimorbidity, including:
- How to prioritise conditions in patients in multimorbidity
- How to simplify polypharmacy
- The role that is played by social interventions in managing multimorbidity
- How best to speak to families when their goals and priorities differ to those of the clinician or patient
Professor Bruce Guthrie is a GP in Cardenden, Fife, and professor of primary care medicine at the University of Dundee, and was chair of the guideline development group for the NICE multimorbidity guidelines.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.