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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 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.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently to secondary care
Key questions on syncope in the elderly
This module will guide you through the latest on treating syncope in the elderly, including:
- The different types of syncope
- What features of syncope should make you suspicious of a significant underlying cause
- The role of tilt-table testing
- The effect alcohol has on syncope
Dr Michael John van der Watt is a consultant cardiologist at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Spire Bushey Hospital.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.