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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on tuberculosis

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on tuberculosis

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Format

Syllabus

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

September 13, 2017

Updated

November 17, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Steve Holmes, Jane Scullion and Dr Gerrit Woltmann describe the latest NICE guidance on tuberculosis. The module outlines when to consider TB in patient consultations and what action to take when TB is suspected.

Guidance:
NICE guidance NG33. Tuberculosis. January 2016.
NICE quality standard 141. Tuberculosis. January 2017.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, GPs and nurses will be better able to:
  • Recall the prevalence of TB in the UK
  • Be aware of at-risk groups
  • Be aware of current guidance on diagnosis and management
  • Consider multimorbidity, drug side-effects and resistance
  • Authors

    Activity and test authors
    Steve Holmes
    General practitioner
    The Park Medical Practice
    Shepton Mallet
    UK

    Jane Scullion
    Respiratory nurse consultant
    University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust
    UK

    Gerrit Woltmann
    Consultant respiratory physician
    University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour 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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