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Chlamydia: clinical review

Chlamydia: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours

Published

January 11, 2016

Updated

May 23, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Jackie Sherrard reviews the pathological and clinical manifestations of chlamydial disease and discusses management in the UK. Educational points for healthcare professionals include risk assessment and use of antibiotics.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain the epidemiology of chlamydia
  • Recognise risk on the basis of sexual history
  • Investigate appropriately
  • Weigh up the risks and benefits of different antibiotics and choose an appropriate first line treatment
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Sarah Duncan
    Consultant in GUM
    Darlington
    United Kingdom

    Dr Jackie Sherrard
    Consultant in GUM
    Churchill Hospital
    Oxford
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Raj Thakkar
    General Practitioner
    Wooburn
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 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. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    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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