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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)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
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.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Key questions on nutritional supplements
Dr Sara Ritchie puts questions to GP nutrition expert Dr Rachel Pryke on assessing nutrition and effective use of oral supplements.
This module will update your knowledge relating to nutritional supplements, including:
- The BMI malnourishment categories
- How many supplements can be prescribed per day
- What precautions should be taken when prescribing ONS to patients with diabetes
- The risks and caveats about prescribing supplements to substance misusers
Dr Rachel Pryke is a GP in Worcestershire and chair of the GPs Interested in Nutrition Group.
Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in north London.