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Subscribing to MIMS Learning allows you to access over 550 clinical and practice e-learning modules, gathering CPD points for appraisal as you learn.

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Early diagnosis of Lyme diseaseExternal web site

Dr Sara Ritchie explains how recognition of the erythema migrans rash and other symptoms can aid prompt...

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HIV: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2017 by Dr Laura Waters, considers the role of rapid HIV tests, referring newly...

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Pelvic organ prolapse: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses diagnosis and management of pelvic organ prolapse...

Free CPD content - clinical

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Hypothetical parent consultation - infant reflux in a formula fed infantExternal web site

Review the hypothetical case of a 4 month-old baby bringing up a lot of formula after feeding, part...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Hypothetical parent consultation - colic in a breastfed infantExternal web site

Review the hypothetical case of a breastfed 4-week-old who is crying all the time, part of the Gut Feelings...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Managing functional gastrointestinal disorders in infancyExternal web site

Functional gastrointestinal disorders such as reflux, colic and constipation are common and often the...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Syncope, falls and faints (podcast)External web site

In this podcast, Dr Raj Thakkar looks at transient loss of consciousness (TLOC), and its causes including...

This podcast was supported by an educational grant from Medtronic. Medtronic has had no input into content.
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Managing malabsorption in infantsExternal web site

This module advises on diagnosing and managing infants with malabsorption in primary care. Key learning...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. Date of preparation: January 2018
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Multifactorial management of cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetesExternal web site

Type 2 diabetes results from a range of risk factors that may be best managed with a multifactorial...

Initiated, funded, and reviewed by Novo Nordisk Ltd. Date of preparation: December 2017; UK/VT/0817/0488c
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Guidelines for the effective management of asthma with inhaled corticosteroidsExternal web site

This video series provides an overview of key issues in asthma management, and highlights the latest...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by TEVA UK. Date of Preparation: November 2017; UK/QV/17/0003
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Dermatology Insights: Management of eczemaExternal web site

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

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

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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
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Dry skin and eczemaExternal web site

This module reviews the outcomes of a cost-effectiveness analysis of patient emollient therapy and prescriptions...

The content of this presentation has been reviewed, approved and paid for by Johnson & Johnson Ltd. Date of preparation: January 2018; UK/AV/17-10280b

Free CPD content - practice

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Removing patients from your practice listExternal web site

This free article by Dr Kathryn Leask, MDU medico-legal adviser, looks at the options when considering...

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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...

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Gathering CPD for your appraisal Q&AExternal web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan, GP appraiser, offers his tips on gathering CPD for your appraisal. This module...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Informed decision-makingExternal web site

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

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Good record-keepingExternal web site

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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What to do if you believe a patient is unfit to driveExternal web site

This free article by Dr Nicola Lennard, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how GPs can balance...

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Parental responsibility and consentExternal web site

This free article by Dr Kathryn Leask, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, highlights parental responsibility...

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Confidentiality and consent when treating teenagersExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Ellie Mein discusses the issues surrounding consent to treatment when the...

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Safeguarding vulnerable adultsExternal web site

Dr Kathryn Leask, MDU medico-legal adviser, discusses safeguarding vulnerable adults in primary care...

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Assessing patients' capacityExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sissy Frank advises on what to do when assessing patients’ capacity to make...

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Learning from significant eventsExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sarah Jarvis explains why it is important to analyse and learn from significant...

In association with the MDU

Free CPD content - quizzes

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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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Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

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

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Test your knowledge of geneticsExternal web site

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge of genetics in primary care including Prader-Willi...

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Test your knowledge of liver diseaseExternal web site

In this free 6-question quiz, test your knowledge of liver disease including non-alcoholic fatty liver...

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Test your knowledge of safeguarding, consent and confidentialityExternal web site

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge around child and domestic abuse, consent and confidentiality...

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Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2018External web site

Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the March 2018 issue of MIMS Dermatology. The...

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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...

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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...

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Cardiovascular topics: test your knowledgeExternal web site

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

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