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CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE

Key updates on care of older people including falls, delirium, tremor, Alzheimer's disease, knee and hip replacement and pneumonia. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Professor David Haslam, Chair of NICE, explains how to implement the recommendations of the NICE guideline...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on care of the dying adultExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the NICE guidance on care of dying adults in the last days...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on rheumatoid arthritisExternal web site

Dr Katrina Davies describes the latest guidance on rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The module outlines what’s...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on dementiaExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Kendrick describes the latest NICE guidance on supporting people with dementia and their...

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Knowledge

Comorbidities in older peopleExternal web site

This article by Dr Richard Day considers comorbidities in older people, including the likelihood of...

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Knowledge

Prescribing in older peopleExternal web site

This article by Dr Heather Barry and colleagues considers appropriate prescribing in older people, including...

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Knowledge

Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritisExternal web site

This article by Professor Rodger Charlton covers the diagnosis and management of polymyalgia rheumatica...

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Clinical Interview

Movement disorders clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Nick Lance, GPSI in movement disorders, describes role and answers questions on diagnosis and management...

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Clinical Interview

Dementia clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Jill Rasmussen, RCGP clinical lead for dementia and GPSI in mental health, dementia and learning...

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Knowledge

Vitamin D deficiencyExternal web site

Around 50% of adults have low vitamin D levels. Dr Louise R Newson discusses investigation and prevention...

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Practice

Medication reviews in nursing homesExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh provides a practical guide to conducting medication reviews in nursing homes with the...

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Practice

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: CQC briefingExternal web site

In the fourth article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray highlights how inspectors assess the...

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Knowledge

HypothermiaExternal web site

This article by Dr Mark Jopling covers examples of how hypothermia can occur in the community and how...

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Knowledge

Parkinson's, asthma and advanced renal cancer: prescribing update November 2016External web site

Parkinson’s treatment, antibody therapy for asthma, advanced renal cancer and etoricoxib for rheumatoid...

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Multimorbidity, Zika virus and emergency contraception: update clinical OctoberExternal web site

Managing multimorbidity, a rise in cases of Zika virus, emergency contraception and a GP cancer audit...

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Knowledge

Falls in older peopleExternal web site

This article by Dr Mark Jopling covers the causes and contributing factors to falls in the elderly...

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Knowledge

Vulvovaginal atrophyExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson highlights vulvovaginal atrophy, a common condition in postmenopausal women for which...

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Red flags

Delirium - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Anna Cumisky covers the possible red flag symptoms associated with acute confusion...

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Clinical Review

Alzheimer's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr David Jolley and colleagues discuss pitfalls in making a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s...

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Knowledge

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics and antibiotic useExternal web site

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics, hormone therapy for transgender patients and targets for cutting...

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Red flags

Tremor - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar examines the causes of tremor and how to assess and manage this symptom...

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Clinical Review

Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Rod Hughes outlines the epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of rheumatoid...

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Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance...

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Practice

End of life care: CQC briefingExternal web site

In the seventh article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray discusses how CQC inspectors assess...

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Clinical Review

Parkinson's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Benjamin Simpson provides an in-depth overview of Parkinson’s disease, including information on risk...

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Red flags

Leg ulcers - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the causes of leg ulcers, examination and initial investigations, and highlights...

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Patient Case Study

Primary biliary cirrhosisExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh describes a case of primary biliary cirrhosis discovered during routine liver function...

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Practice

What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefingExternal web site

Following an inspection visit from the Care Quality Commission, your GP surgery will receive a report...

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Practice

What to expect on the day of an inspection: CQC briefingExternal web site

What should you expect on the day of a CQC inspection? Dr Devin Gray outlines what will happen in an...

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Practice

How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefingExternal web site

Dr Devin Gray outlines what GP practices should do to prepare for an announced visit from Care Quality...

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Knowledge

Assessment of older peopleExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh provides insight into the pitfalls of assessing older patients and presents case studies...

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Knowledge

Management of depressionExternal web site

This article by Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham dispels some of the myths of managing depression, provides...

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Knowledge

Stable anginaExternal web site

Dr Raj Thakkar details the risks associated with stable angina, investigations for diagnosis and some...

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Expert Perspective

Total hip replacementExternal web site

Mr Steven Cutts describes the surgery involved in total hip replacement. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Knowledge

The 'get up and go' testExternal web site

This article by Dr Mark Jopling describes the `get up and go’ test, which aids assessment of falls risk...

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Clinical Review

Pneumonia: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Sinan Eccles and Dr Simon Barry review the assessment and management of pneumonia in primary care...

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