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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour

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1 CPD hour

Key questions on chronic cough

Module summary
Consultant in thoracic medicine Dr Neal Navani and senior specialist registrar Dr Laura Succony answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on smoker’s cough, the role of the GP in investigation and diagnosing pertussis.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on chronic cough, including:

  • When a cough becomes chronic
  • How common undiagnosed asthma and COPD are in adults
  • The non-respiratory causes of a chronic cough
  • How to diagnose pertussis

Dr Neal Navani is a consultant in thoracic medicine at University College Hospital, London.

Dr Laura Succony is a senior specialist registrar and clinical fellow at University College Hospital, London.

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport.

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
Succint and useful. Provides brief useful advise esp for GPs with short appt time.
Numan Md Yusuf
Adnan Zubairi
Good module with some facts to add into patient information.
Jeremy McGowan
very useful
Iain Brown
Really useful in General Practice as this is such a recurring presentation
Anastasia Phelan