Premium

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
Premium

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
Video module - Premium

Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care

1 CPD hour
video module - Premium

Antibiotics in practice

Module summary
GP and vice-president of the National Association of Primary Care, Dr Pete Smith, presents his experience in attempting to reduce antibiotic prescription numbers.
Learning objectives

This module will give advice on what you can do to reduce antibiotic prescriptions, including:

  • Busting myths regarding prescribing patients
  • Creating a 'home treatment is the best treatment' campaign
  • Implementing NICE guidelines 069
  • What can be done to save the UK from a 'microbial apocalypse'

This session was recorded at Pulse Live London 2015.

Expert speaker
Dr Pete Smith is a GP in Kingston and vice-president of the National Association of Primary Care.
Date module published
21/05/2015
Module due for review
21/05/2017
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
Very useful
Daniel Cooke
10.04.2017.
Useful recap
Zakir Ahmed
28.03.2017.
Good
Michael Downing
18.02.2017.
Excellant
Paul Shenton
12.02.2017.
very good
Dinesha Fernando
24.01.2017.