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Key questions on viral illness in pregnancy

Module summary

Miss Wiece Koniman, consultant in obstetrics and gynecology, answers questions from GP Dr Sara Ritchie on parvovirus, chicken pox and other common infections.

Learning objectives

This module discusses the process for managing viral illnesses in pregnant women encountered in primary care, including:

  • Aciclovir prophylaxis for HSV infection
  • Monitoring CMV infection
  • HIV testing for pregnant women
  • Hepatitis B and C incidence
Author

Miss Wiece Koniman is a locum consultant in gynecology and obstetrics at Homerton University Hospital 

Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London

Date module published
11/08/2016
Module due for review
11/08/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very Good
GURPINDER SALUJA
15.04.2017.
very informative
Angela Davies
16.03.2017.
good
Amos Ramon
22.02.2017.
Very useful
Ajaz Ahmed
15.02.2017.
very useful
Samuel Bhasme
12.02.2017.