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Barrett's oesophagus

Barrett's oesophagus

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


March 31, 2016


March 12, 2019

Programme Description

Dr Neel Sharma and Professor Khek Yu Ho outline diagnosis, management and follow-up of Barrett’s oesophagus, a premalignant condition associated with the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Key learning points include lifestyle advice to give patients.

Educational Outcomes

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand what Barrett’s oesophagus is and why diagnosing it is important
  • Recall risk factors associated with development of Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Prescribe medication and recommend lifestyle changes
  • Appreciate the importance of follow-up for this group of patients
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Neel Sharma
    Visiting clinical research fellow, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital Singapore

    Test author
    Professor Khek Yu Ho
    Senior consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vice-dean research, National University Hospital Singapore


    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.


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