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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 Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care
Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training
Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients
Key questions on prescribing in older patients
This module discusses the latest advice on prescribing in older patients with multiple comorbidities, including:
- Accounting for comorbidities when prescribing antihypertensives
- Drugs that cause hyponatraemia
- Drugs that impair renal function
- Suitable antidepressants for older patients
Professor Simon Conroy is a consultant geriatrician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and an honorary professor at the University of Leicester.
Dr Elin Davies is a FY1 doctor at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS TrustDr Mel Wynne-Jones is a GP in Cheshire.