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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour

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1.5 CPD hours

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

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
Module due for review
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
very informative
Angela Davies
Amos Ramon
Very useful
Ajaz Ahmed
very useful
Samuel Bhasme