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Key questions on vaginal discharge

Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush

1.5 CPD hours
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Clinical casebook: hypertension

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.

1 CPD hour
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

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Case by case: osteoarthritis

Module summary
Dr Jens Foell presents five different osteoarthritis cases and gives advice on how to manage each patient.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on osteoarthritis, including:

  • Creating structured care plans
  • The role of imaging
  • The challenges in managing OA patients
  • Treating OA in the context of frailty
Author
Dr Jens Foell is a GP and GPSI in musculoskeletal medicine in Hammersmith
Date module published
14/03/2017
Module due for review
14/03/2019
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
Okay but have learnt a huge amount
Paul Thomas Manjooran
04.04.2017.
I think it was a bit unrealistic to expect GPs to go into so much detail in a ten minute consultation
Malcolm Kendrick
28.03.2017.
Good advice difficult to achieve comprehensive evaluation in 10 mins
barry joseph Mckenna
24.03.2017.
There were some useful points.I agree with all the points made but it is difficult to explore patients feelings and address expectations, especially in such a short appointment time.
David Trenchard
22.03.2017.
Underlines the lack of safe effective treatment for this condition short of surgery
John Dawe
22.03.2017.