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Acute otitis media in children

Acute otitis media in children

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 29, 2016

Updated

June 10, 2016
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Programme Description

Professor Kim Ah See and Louise McMurran discuss management of acute otitis media. Educational points for healthcare professionals include when to avoid antibiotic prescriptions and when to offer delayed prescriptions.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recognise acute otitis media
  • Advise parents on management
  • Use effective prescribing strategies
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Professor Kim Ah See
    Consultant head and neck surgeon
    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Louise McMurran
    Specialist registrar
    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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