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Insomnia - red flag symptoms

Insomnia - red flag symptoms

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Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

April 20, 2018

Updated

April 20, 2018

Programme Description

In an article updated in 2018, Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms associated with insomnia that will indicate when further investigation is needed and explores the possible causes of insomnia. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include using a sleep diary and when to refer to a sleep clinic.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:

  • Take a history to establish the cause of insomnia

  • Be aware of the secondary causes of insomnia
  • Assess and investigate a patient with insomnia
  • 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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