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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.

Care of older people learning planExternal web site

Diagnosis and management of conditions more frequently found in older people form the focus of ...

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Knowledge

Parkinson's diseaseExternal web site

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

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Audio

Identifying and treating malnutrition in primary careExternal web site

Dr Rachel Pryke discusses malnutrition in general practice, covering which patients are at risk, how...

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Clinical Review

Osteoporosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Hannah Jethwa and Dr Sonya Abraham discuss primary prevention of osteoporosis. Key learning points...

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Knowledge

Comorbidities in older peopleExternal web site

Dr Richard Day considers comorbidities in older people, including the likelihood of having multiple...

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Knowledge

Prescribing in older peopleExternal web site

Dr Heather Barry and colleagues considers appropriate prescribing in older people, including when to...

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Syllabus

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

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

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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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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Clinical Interview

Movement disorders clinical Q&AExternal web site

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

0.25 Credits
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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Knowledge

Vulvovaginal atrophyExternal web site

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

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Clinical Review

Alzheimer's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr David Jolley and colleagues discuss pitfalls in making a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, The National...

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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...

0.50 Credits
Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of clinical guidance, relating to 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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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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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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Syllabus

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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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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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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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

Falls in older peopleExternal web site

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

1.50 Credits
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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...

0.50 Credits
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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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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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