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

Clinical casebook: acute childhood illness

Module summary

Consultant paediatrician Dr Peter Heinz advises on four presentations of acute childhood illness.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on key issues surrounding childhood illness, including:

  • How effective antipyretics are
  • How viral wheeze should be treated
  • The best way to obtain a specimen of urine for urinalysis
  • What proportion of children go on to develop asthma



Dr Peter Heinz is a general paediatrician in the paediatric emergency department in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

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
Informative, clear on the objectives to be achieved

A few more scenarios of acute illness would have been useful to the busy general practitioner.
Gangadhar Dabali
Excellent module but more cases would have been great.
Kapil Ojha
Heidi Northover
refeshing memory.
Debasis Roychoudhury
Very good and helpful.
Niall Dove