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Diagnosing and managing dyspepsia

Diagnosing and managing dyspepsia

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


March 2, 2018


March 9, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Toni Hazell outlines successful identification and management of dyspepsia symptoms in primary care, in light of NICE guidelines. Key learning points include red flags, how to prescribe and review medication, and when to refer. This audio and slide presentation was made at MIMS Learning Live 2017.

Educational Objectives

After taking this learning activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Define dyspepsia and recall its prevalence
  • Understand NICE guidelines on two-week referral
  • Recall how uninvestigated dyspepsia should be managed
  • Review patients’ medication and lifestyle factors
  • Prescribe appropriate Helicobacter pylori elimination regimens
  • List potential side-effects of long-term PPI use
  • Advise patients on stopping PPIs
  • Author

    Presenter and test author
    Dr Toni Hazell


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 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.


    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