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Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Key questions on vasculitis

Module summary
Dr Elspeth Wise, GP and member of the PCRS steering group; and consultant rheumatologist, Dr Pamela Peterson; answer questions from GP, Dr Jean Wong on the different presentations of vasculitis, vasculitis in children and primary care investigations.
Learning objectives

This module offers advice on the diagnosis of vasculitis, including:

  • When to suspect it
  • How quickly to refer patients with vasculitis
  • The role of ANCA in this patient group

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.

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
Ok but very rapid & lots of acronyms & unfamiliar terms to get used to.
Barry Watt
very good and insightful module
Nadeem Hussain
Good update
kerry walsh
really informative
Marion Latimer
katie Greener