Other Gastroenterology modules

Top tips on improving GI referrals: a video module (1 CPD hour)

Interpreting LFTs (1 CPD hour)

Altered LFTs – what to do? (1 CPD hour)


10 steps to safeguarding adults in general practice

Vikki Gray and Dr Sarah Abbas explain what GPs need to do to protect adults at risk

1 CPD hour

Key questions on coeliac disease

Professor David Sanders and Dr Michelle Shui Yee Lau on late presentation, who should be screened and prescribing gluten-free food

1.5 CPD hours
Video module - Premium

Perinatal mental health

Speaking at Pulse LIVE 2017, GP Dr Carrie Ladd takes you through some key questions on recognising and managing perinatal health problems

1 CPD hour
Case-Based Learning


Module summary
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome.
Learning objectives

To update you on:

  1. What blood tests should be done when considering a diagnosis of IBS
  2. Red flag symptoms that are not part of the diagnostic criteria of IBS
  3. The different diagnostic criteria that exist for IBS
  4. Management of IBS – diet, lifestyle and drugs
  5. Use of the FODMAP diet 
This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of GP writers, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.
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
Shahida Jarral
Gowrie Devaraja
Very useful overview.
Asim Ali
Good overview with practical application
Fiona Baker
Some helpful information which could help reduce unnecessary investigation.
Mark Carter