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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
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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
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

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

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Perspectives in palliative care - non-cancer palliative care

Module summary
Consultant in palliative medicine Dr Louise Gibbs and colleagues provide advice on managing COPD, motor neurone disease, heart failure and dementia at the end of life.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on a number of issues pertaining to palliative care, including symptoms and management in:

  • End stage heart failure
  • Motor neurone disease
  • COPD 
  • Dementia 
Author

Dr Louise Gibbs, Dr Emma Hall, Dr Victor Pace and Dr Nigel Sykes are consultants in palliative medicine at St Christopher’s Hospice, London.

Date module published
08/08/2013
Module due for review
08/08/2015
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
good
Jeanette Clayton
24.04.2017.
very useful thank you
Anna-Marie Foley
20.04.2017.
Good
Marc Hinchliffe
01.02.2017.
helpful about non cancer cause of terminal disease and specific requirements when it comes to this.
Maeve Mc Inerney
29.01.2017.
good
Imran Malik
15.01.2017.