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Polycystic ovarian syndrome: a lifelong condition

Dr Anne Connolly advises on the pathophysiology of PCOS, managing short term effects and advising women with fertility concerns

1 CPD hour
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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
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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
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10 ways to make better use of fit notes

Module summary

Dr Rob Hampton on how GPs can encourage patients to manage their own sickness absence

Learning objectives

This module will update you on issuing fit notes, including:

  • The legal and contractual need for fit notes
  • How to fill one in impartially
  • When to decline a fit note request
  • Guidance from the DWP
Author

Dr Rob Hampton is a GP in Leicester and an occupational physician.

Date module published
04/05/2017
Module due for review
04/05/2019
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
good
Shailendra Bhatt
24.05.2017.
average
Hannah Cook
24.05.2017.
not very useful
Navajeevan Joshi
21.05.2017.
VERY INFORMATIVE
Barrie Davies
18.05.2017.
very useful
Ronald Kok
17.05.2017.