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FREE CPD MODULES

The modules below are free for all registered MIMS Learning users.

Registration for MIMS Learning is free, and enables you to access all our free CPD modules as well as using the CPD organiser linked to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

Become a member of MIMS Learning for just £2.49+VAT per week (based on an annual subscription rate of £129+VAT) and enjoy access to over 500 online learning modules including:

  • Clinical guideline updates, keeping you abreast of changes in clinical guidance and providing downloadable PDFs and training tools
  • Priority access for live education places at MIMS Learning Live and webinars
  • Issues of MIMS Learning Compendium, our annual print collection of key learning

1.50 Credits

Chronic kidney disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Neil Iosson and colleagues provide an in-depth guide to the diagnosis and management...

0.50 Credits

Dealing with challenging patients in primary careExternal web site

In this free module, Mr Jerard Ross, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how to defuse situations...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits

Breathlessness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Tillmann Jacobi highlights the red flags that you should be aware of in patients...

0.25 Credits

Test your knowledge of dermatology: September 2017External web site

Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the September 2017 issue of MIMS Dermatology...

1.00 Credits

Dermatology Insights: Management of eczemaExternal web site

This video module looks at current thinking in eczema, focussing on effective management using topical...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Almirall. Date of preparation: July 2017; UKSOY3620d
0.50 Credits

Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2017External web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of dermatology topics, as covered in the March 2017...

1.50 Credits

Malaria: clinical reviewExternal web site

This free clinical review by Dr Lisa Ford outlines the latest guidance on diagnosis and management of...

0.50 Credits

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...

0.25 Credits

Bacterial infection: illustratedExternal web site

The free activity highlights presentations of an infected sebaceous cyst, tonsillitis, a dental abscess...

0.50 Credits

Lower urinary tract symptoms in menExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson explains the causes and treatments of LUTS in men in this free module. This article...

1.00 Credits

Prescribing in older peopleExternal web site

This free article by Dr Heather Barry and colleagues considers appropriate prescribing in older people...

0.50 Credits

Dealing with the mediaExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Beverley Ward from the MDU provides pointers on how to respond when GPs are...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits

Listening for valve disease in primary care and ensuring good outcomesExternal web site

Valve disease is an underestimated growing public health problem. There is currently suboptimal surveillance...

This learning module has been initiated, funded and reviewed by Edwards Lifesciences. Date of preparation: August 2017
0.50 Credits

Neck pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This free red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients...

0.50 Credits

The legal status of guidelinesExternal web site

In this free module, the MDU’s Dr Sally Old discusses the legal status of guidance from national and...

In association with the MDU
1.00 Credits

Epilepsies in infants and childrenExternal web site

In this free article, Dr Sophia Varadkar and Dr Pinki Munot provide an overview of epilepsies in infants...

1.00 Credits

Diagnosing and managing COPD in primary care (webinar)External web site

In this recorded webinar, GP and COPD expert Dr Steve Holmes presents key learning points on diagnosis...

This webinar was sponsored by an educational grant from Teva Respiratory. Teva has had no input into content.
0.50 Credits

Confidentiality and disclosing patient informationExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Oliver Lord from the MDU explores how the GMC’s 2017 guidance on confidentiality...

In association with the MDU
0.25 Credits

Movement disorders clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Nick Lance, GPSI in movement disorders, describes his role in this free article, and answers questions...

1.00 Credits

AF detection and stroke preventionExternal web site

This module, recorded at the RCGP Annual Conference in 2016, is about reducing AF-related strokes in...

Lessons from the Ealing GP Federation. Funding for this educational programme has been provided by Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo. None of the companies have had any influence or input into its content.
0.50 Credits

Financial probity in general practiceExternal web site

This free module by MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sally Old looks at the importance of financial probity...

In association with the MDU
2.00 Credits

Medical management of chronic idiopathic constipationExternal web site

This module discusses the impact of chronic idiopathic constipation on patients and the NHS, and reviews...

This module has been developed by Takeda UK Ltd. Date of preparation: June 2016; AMI/UK/160308
0.50 Credits

Prescribing combined hormonal contraception without a pill-free intervalExternal web site

Professor John Guillebaud discusses a novel approach to prescribing combined oral contraception in this...

0.50 Credits

Informed decision-makingExternal web site

In the first of a free series on legal and ethical aspects of primary care, MDU medico-legal adviser...

In association with the MDU
1.50 Credits

Lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr David Breen and Dr Vincent Brennan is free to all MIMS Learning registered healthcare...

0.50 Credits

Good record-keepingExternal web site

In this free article, MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sally Old looks at the essentials of good record-keeping...

In association with the MDU
1.00 Credits

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chest painExternal web site

Dr Ivan Benett and Dr Toni Hazell offer a free module on how to implement the updated NICE guidance...

0.50 Credits

Four presentations of skin conditionsExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases in this free module...

0.50 Credits

Social media and online criticismExternal web site

In this free article, The MDU’s Dr Ellie Mein looks at the impact of social media and how the rise of...

In association with the MDU
1.50 Credits

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Professor Iskandar Idris, updated in 2017, reviews the diagnosis and management of type...

1.50 Credits

Hayfever: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Glenis Scadding discusses why it is important to diagnose and effectively manage...

0.50 Credits

Protecting patient confidentiality when using email, texts and voicemailExternal web site

This free article by Dr Ellie Mein, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, looks at the legislation governing...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits

Groin swelling - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This free red flags article explains signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients...

0.50 Credits

Reducing the risk of a delayed or missed diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Sissy Frank, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, offers this free module explaining how to reduce the...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

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

1.00 Credits

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on depression in adultsExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes an update to existing NICE guidance on depression in adults in this free module...

1.00 Credits

ECG interpretation and getting it rightExternal web site

This module, recorded at the RCGP Annual Conference in 2016, is about getting ECG interpretation right...

Lessons from the Ealing GP Federation. Funding for this educational programme has been provided by Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo. None of the companies have had any influence or input into its content.
0.25 Credits

Conjunctivitis and iritis: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery offers this free module on differentiating between allergic and infective eye conditions...

0.50 Credits

Support for the changing needs of ageing skinExternal web site

Managing dry and itchy skin in older people is the focus of this learning module for primary healthcare...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by RB. Date of Preparation: February 2017; UK/E45-NHS/0916/0013j
0.50 Credits

Writing to a complainantExternal web site

In this article, the second in a free series on legal and ethical aspects of primary care, MDU medico-legal...

In association with the MDU
1.00 Credits

Latest thinking on the surgical management of refluxExternal web site

This module, recorded at MIMS Learning Live London on 9 June 2017, describes the options for the treatment...

Funding for this educational programme has been provided by Torax Medical Inc. Date of preparation: July 2017
0.50 Credits

Relapsing polychondritisExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes a case of relapsing polychondritis in this free module. Key learning points...

0.50 Credits

Cardiovascular topics: test your knowledge module 2External web site

Take this 10-question quiz to test your knowledge of clinical guidance on cardiovascular topics, relating...

0.50 Credits

Test yourself on recent clinical guidance: March 2017External web site

Test your knowledge of recent clinical guidance, as covered by clinical guidance modules on MIMS Learning...

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