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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
comprehensive and interesting
Martin Holt
14.06.2017.
Excellent.
DH Wilson
13.06.2017.
Decent
Matthew Pitts
13.06.2017.
Good
Sam Mark Myers
08.06.2017.
This module covered a wide range of areas within the topic, are well written, interesting and evidence based.
Sumi Amatya
01.06.2017.