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Benign prostatic hyperplasia: clinical review

Benign prostatic hyperplasia: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

August 30, 2012

Updated

September 1, 2016

Program Description

This activity, updated in September 2016 by Professor Christopher Chapple and Mr Altaf Mangera, covers the definition of BPH, the role of PSA testing and how to initiate management. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include clinical features, suitable examinations and potential side-effects of treatment.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain the difference between BPH and BPE
  • Be aware of the role of PSA in the diagnosis of BPH
  • List the various drugs used to treat BPH
  • Discuss with patients the prognosis associated with BPH
  • Be aware of the evidence and guidelines associated with BPH
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Professor Christopher Chapple
    Consultant urological surgeon
    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
    Visiting professor, Sheffield Hallam University
    UK

    Mr Altaf Mangera
    consultant urological surgeon
    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    UK

    Exam author
    Dr Nigel Stollery
    GP
    Kibworth
    Leicestershire
    UK

    Credit

    1.50

    Type

    Learning Credit(s)

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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