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Other Infectious diseases modules
Key questions on antibiotic use (1.5 CPD hours)
Antibiotics and polypharmacy (1 CPD hour)
Key questions on sepsis (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care
Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training
Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients
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.