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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 vaccinations (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 HIV
Genitourinary medicine and infectious disease specialists Dr Sarah Cochrane and Dr Begoña Bovill discuss presentations of HIV in primary care, pre-test counselling and palliative care for AIDS.
This module will bring you up to date on managing HIV in primary care, including:
- Presentations that should prompt HIV testing
- HIV testing in the general practice setting
- Antiretroviral medication interactions
- Palliative care for AIDS patients
Dr Sarah Cochrane is a specialty registrar in genitourinary medicine at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Begoña Bovill is a consultant in infectious diseases at North Bristol NHS Trust.
Competing interests: Dr Bovill has worked with Abbott and Gilead on conferences