Key questions on infections in pregnancy

Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment

1 CPD hour

Case by case: visual loss

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently to secondary care

1.5 CPD hours
Case-Based Learning

Guideline debrief: low back pain and sciatica

Module summary

This case-based module will guide you through the latest NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management of low back pain and sciatica 

Learning objectives

To update you on:

  1. The red flag symptoms that may indicate a sinister cause for back pain
  2. Risk stratification in patients with back pain
  3. How to manage back pain depending on the results of risk stratification
  4. Which analgesia to use first line
  5. Which secondary care treatments are recommended by NICE.
This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of GP writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Mukthar Ahmad
Good overview of NICE guidance
Paul Thomas Manjooran
Practical summary of the low back pain and sciatica NICE Guideline update.
Nadaraja Navaneetharaja
Diane De Clercq Moni
Usama Shahid