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Ectopic pregnancy: clinical review

Ectopic pregnancy: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


August 2, 2016


April 19, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Polly Weston outlines the incidence, diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy including conservative, medical and surgical management. Key learning points include when to suspect ectopic pregnancy and when to refer, and this article also features case-based multiple choice questions.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recall symptoms suggestive of ectopic pregnancy
  • Know when to refer women urgently for assessment or to an early pregnancy clinic
  • Understand conservative, medical and surgical treatment options
  • Advise women about the treatment they are likely to receive
  • Provide follow-up care and advice
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Polly Weston
    Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist
    Western Australia


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
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