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This page features educational activities that have most recently been added to MIMS Learning. The CPD content in these activities is designed to be as relevant as possible for primary healthcare professionals, and is presented in a variety of formats from red flags to clinical reviews.

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Knowledge

Therapeutic options in hyperhidrosisExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Louise Dunford offer a quick refresher on therapeutic options for patients...

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Expert Perspective

COPD and interpretation of spirometry readingsExternal web site

Dr Philip Ind describes the characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how...

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Practice

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...

In association with the MDU
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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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Consulting with family membersExternal web site

Being a 'family doctor' is now a rarity, but family consultations remain a daily event. Dr Peter Tate...

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Controlling the length of a consultationExternal web site

Dr Mona Kular advises on the factors affecting consultation time that are within your control. Key learning...

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Staying calm with angry patientsExternal web site

Professionally placating an angry patient can have benefits for both GP and patient. Dr Peter Tate gives...

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Red flags

Mood changes - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi provides an overview into the red flags associated with mood changes. Key learning...

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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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Clinical Review

Uterine fibroids: clinical reviewExternal web site

Fibroids are the most common tumours in women. In an article updated in 2017, Mr Farhad Alexander-Sefre...

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Knowledge

Fibromyalgia: patient case studyExternal web site

Fibromyalgia often presents in primary care with non-specific symptoms and so can be difficult to diagnose...

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Knowledge

Early diagnosis of pancreatic cancerExternal web site

In this article Dr Lucy Thompson and Dr Anthony Cunliffe advise on symptoms and signs of pancreatic...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on asthma diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell discusses the latest guidance from NICE on asthma diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma...

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Webcast

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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Clinical Review

Hyperemesis gravidarum: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman gives an overview of severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, outlines the...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidance on child abuse and neglectExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell explains what GPs need to know about NICE guidance on child abuse. This module focuses...

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Knowledge

Malignant disease: illustratedExternal web site

Images of malignant disease, including carcinoma of the pancreas, glioblastoma, renal cancer, breast...

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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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Red flags

Eye pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses the red flag symptoms to be aware of in patients presenting with eye pain...

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Expert Perspective

Management of contact dermatitisExternal web site

Dr Graham Johnston gives an overview of evidence-based recommendations for the management of contact...

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Patient Case Study

Scalp necrosis secondary to giant cell arteritisExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts describes the case of an 87-year-old woman who presented with headache, lethargy...

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Knowledge

Diagnosis of common hair loss conditionsExternal web site

Hair loss can severely affect patients. Dr Anton Alexandroff describes the most common types of alopecia...

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Expert Perspective

Skin problems in haematological diseaseExternal web site

Dr Ekaterina Burova and colleagues describe dermatological signs and symptoms that may indicate a blood...

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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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Clinical Review

Basal cell carcinoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, Dr David Brass and Dr Neil Rajan discuss the risk factors for BCC, making the diagnosis...

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Patient Case Study

Psychosocial problems in a patient with vitiligoExternal web site

This case study describes the diagnosis and management of a vitiligo in a patient with pigmented skin...

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Patient Case Study

Diagnosis and management of tricky dermatological casesExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases. Key learning points...

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Clinical Review

Bullous pemphigoid: clinical reviewExternal web site

Consultant dermatologist Dr James Powell explains the diagnosis and management of bullous pemphigoid...

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Expert Perspective

New treatments for psoriasisExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for patients with psoriasis...

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Knowledge

Acute skin problems in childrenExternal web site

Dr Catriona Maybury and Dr Alya Abdul-Wahab review the diagnosis and management of common paediatric...

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Knowledge

First treatment for IBS with diarrhoeaExternal web site

This news article from MIMS explains the use of a new agent, eluxadoline, that has been approved by...

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Knowledge

Vaginal discharge consultationsExternal web site

In this article, reviewed and updated in August 2017, Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Sapna Tandon cover the...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on tuberculosisExternal web site

Dr Steve Holmes, Jane Scullion and Dr Gerrit Woltmann describe the latest NICE guidance on tuberculosis...

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Knowledge

Anxiety and depression in young people, fructose intake in diabetesExternal web site

Anxiety and depression, glucose replacement in diabetes, probiotic supplements and gallstone disease...

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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...

In association with the MDU
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Webcast

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
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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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Knowledge

Valproate risks in pregnancyExternal web site

This news article from MIMS explains the GP's role in making women aware of the risks associated with...

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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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Knowledge

Menopause and migraineExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes a case of migraine linked with menopause. Key learning points for healthcare...

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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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Red flags

Vomiting in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar covers the possible red flags of children presenting with vomiting. Key learning...

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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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Syllabus

Training resource: slide sets on latest guidelines in 15 topic areasExternal web site

Update your colleagues and refresh your own knowledge using our ready-prepared Powerpoint slide sets...

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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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Clinical Review

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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Clinical Review

Autism spectrum disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may suggest a diagnosis...

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Clinical Interview

Primary care genetics Q&AExternal web site

GPSI in genetics Dr Jude Hayward advises on taking an effective family history and the developing role...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease, London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Dermatology London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Dermatology stream – for attendees...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Women's Health, London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Women’s Health stream – for attendees...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Gastroenterology, London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Gastroenterology stream – for attendees...

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Knowledge

Asthma in childrenExternal web site

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline common symptoms of paediatric asthma...

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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...

In association with the MDU
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Webcast

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.
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Knowledge

Obesity treatment, IBS and rosacea: prescribing update July/August 2017External web site

Obesity treatments, IBS, cardiovascular risk with rosacea gel and antibody to prevent Clostridium difficile...

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Clinical Review

Atrial fibrillation: clinical reviewExternal web site

This review by Dr Andrew Money-Kyrle, updated in 2017, examines the diagnosis and management of atrial...

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Knowledge

Postnatal checks, aspirin and antibiotics: update clinical July/August 2017External web site

Postnatal checks, bleeding risk with aspirin, antibiotic resistance and type 1 diabetes in children...

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Knowledge

Trauma: IllustratedExternal web site

Trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted in this activity. Each is illustrated...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NOGG guidelines on osteoporosisExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner describes the latest guidance from the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG)...

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