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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome


Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1 hour


February 1, 2016


December 5, 2017

Programme Description

Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Steven Cutts discusses symptoms and management of carpal tunnel syndrome. Learning points for healthcare professionals include medical and surgical treatment options and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Advise patients on whether steroid injection or surgery would be of benefit

  • Advise patients about the likelihood of resolution of the condition
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Mr Steven Cutts
    Consultant orthopaedic surgeon
    James Paget Hospital
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour 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.


    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