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Other Infectious diseases modules
Key questions on antibiotic use (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on illness in the returning traveller (1.5 CPD hours)
Antibiotics and polypharmacy (1 CPD hour)
Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently 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.