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Other Infectious diseases modules
Key questions on antibiotic use (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on pre-travel advice (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on illness in the returning traveller (1.5 CPD hours)
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 vaccinations
GP Dr Mandy Fry poses questions to RCGP immunisation lead Dr George Kassianos on the new rotavirus vaccination, tetanus injections and the nasal flu vaccination.
This module will expand your understanding of the latest updates regarding vaccinations, including advice on:
- Which age groups should be offered the new nasal flu vaccine
- Vaccinating pregnant women against whooping cough
- How and where to give vaccines to children with known egg allergy
- The difficulties related to dealing with travellers' vaccination histories
Dr George Kassianos is a GP in Berkshire and RCGP immunisation lead. He is also the president of the British Global and Travel Health Association.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.