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Other Musculoskeletal medicine modules
Top tips in musculoskeletal care: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Key questions on fibromyalgia (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 rheumatoid arthritis
This module will offer the latest advice on diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis, including:
- Differentiating between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Recommendations, other than blood tests, for suspected rheumatoid arthritis
- What to do when a patient will not be seen in secondary care for a few weeks
Dr Elspeth Wise is a GP in South Shields and a member of the PCRS steering group
Dr Jean Wong is a GPSI in sports and musculoskeletal medicine at Loughborough
Dr Pamela Peterson is a consultant rheumatologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Production of these modules has been sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, but final decision on the content lay with the authors.