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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

November 8, 2018

Updated

November 12, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Suneeta Kochhar outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in patients experiencing hallucinations. Key learning points include types of hallucinations and their possible causes, how to assess risk, and when to refer.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, you will be better able to:
  • Outline the characteristics of hallucinations
  • Identify possible causes of hallucinations 
  • Recall how to assess the modality of the hallucinations and any associated factors
  • Understand when to consider referral
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Suneeta Kochhar
    GP
    Bexhill-on-Sea
    UK

    Instructions

    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.

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