Key questions on infections in pregnancy

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.

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment

1 CPD hour

Case by case: visual loss

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently to secondary care

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on falls

Module summary
Consultant geriatrician Dr Rod Kersh answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on establishing underlying disease and medications most likely to lead to falls
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • The questions to ask to determine if a patient that is falling frequently has an underlying disease
  • Using warfarin in patients that fall frequently
  • Medications that may be increasing falls
  • Environmental factors that can contribute to falls 

Dr Rod Kersh is a consultant physician and geriatrician at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Chelsea Doughty is an improvement fellow at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Section on investigation and physical causes required
Spencer Quick
Excellent module.
Mukthar Ahmad
Patrick Scully
helpful run through of some the issues around falls.
Maeve Mc Inerney
Joanna Kinder