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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 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.