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Other Infectious diseases modules
Key questions on antibiotic use (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on vaccinations (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 illness in the returning traveller
Consultant in travel medicine Dr Ron H Behrens and research fellow Bernadette Carroll answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne Jones on containing the Ebola epidemic and health assessments for newly arrived immigrants.
This module will update your knowledge on the issues regarding travellers returning from abroad, such as:
- Additional health assessments for newly-arrived immigrants
- What to do in a potential case of Ebola
- Yellow fever certificates
- What travel factors increase the risk of venous thromboembolism
Dr Ron H Behrens is a consultant in travel medicine and research degree director at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Bernadette Carroll is a research fellow at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Dr Mel Wynne Jones is a GP in Stockport, Greater Manchester.