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Case-Based Learning

Ulcerative colitis

Module summary

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of ulcerative colitis (UC).

Learning objectives

To update you on:

  • The presentation of UC and differentiation from irritable bowel syndrome
  • What investigations to carry out in primary care and when to consider referral
  • The use of the faecal calprotectin test
  • Management of UC both acutely and chronically
  • Issues around contraception, pregnancy and fertility for patients with UC
  • Risks of colorectal cancer in patients with UC 
Author
This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.
Date module published
08/07/2016
Module due for review
08/07/2018
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
worth a read
Venkata Ravi Kiran Coppisetty
09.03.2017.
excellent
Anthony Toovey
23.02.2017.
Excellent
Amjid Raja
05.02.2017.
Good update incooperating Nice guidance
Arumugam Umapathy
13.01.2017.
Good
Wasima Mandal
12.01.2017.