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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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Malignancy and actinic disease: is this malignant?External web site

Dr John McKenna outlines diagnosis of potentially malignant lesions, recent guidance on melanoma relevant to ...

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`I've got this rash': identifying rashes in primary careExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Ogden outlines steps to take for successful identification, including history-taking, assessing severity and ...

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Assessing patients for minor surgeryExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery considers indications for minor surgery on the NHS, benefits for the patient ...

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Psoriasis: diagnosis and individualised therapyExternal web site

Dr Mark Griffiths outlines the aetiology, prevalence, symptoms and signs of psoriasis. Key learning points ...

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Eczema in children: management and advice for parentsExternal web site

Dr Graham Johnston provides a strategy for dealing with atopic dermatitis and child eczema including ...

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End of life care scenario: managing hepatic failureExternal web site

As GPs become more and more involved with palliative care, they are having to deal ...

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Fever in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Fever in adults can have potentially serious causes, ranging from sepsis to malignancy. Dr Pipin ...

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Clinical Review

Turner syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Amish Chinoy and Dr Raja Padidela discuss this condition caused by ...

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Vulval pain: clinical reviewExternal web site

Vulval pain is a relatively common condition. Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses causes, the distinction between ...

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Guidance update: latest BTS/SIGN guidelines on asthmaExternal web site

Guidance: BTS/SIGN guidance SIGN 153. British guideline on the management of asthma. September 2016. Jane Scullion ...

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Analysing ECGs in primary careExternal web site

In the third of a series, Dr Ravi Assomull and Dr Sayan Sen present steps ...

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Writing to a complainantExternal web site

The MDU’s Sissy Frank explains how a well-crafted written response can help resolve complaints, in ...

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Informed decision-makingExternal web site

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

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Hepatitis C, refractory psoriasis and COPD: prescribing update January 2017External web site

Hepatitis C, refractory psoriasis, COPD and breast cancer are covered in an update on prescribing ...

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Mental health clinical Q&AExternal web site

Lecturer in primary care mental health and GP Dr Ian Walton, describes his role and ...

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Flu vaccination, inhaled steroids and diabetes education: update clinicalExternal web site

Flu vaccination, inhaled steroids, diabetes education, pharmacist prescribers and HIV testing are all covered in ...

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Neck swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of neck swellings including thyroglossal cysts, cervical lymphadenopathy, a ...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on challenging behaviour and learningExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG11. Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities. May 2015. Dr Tom Howseman describes how ...

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Back pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients ...

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Minimising health risks in prescribing contraceptionExternal web site

Dr Zara Aziz offers an update on contraception taking into account new guidance on health ...

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Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraceptionExternal web site

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Farzana Siddiqui discuss questions that GPs may need to answer ...

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Red flags

Neck pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains the signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients ...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on sepsisExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG51. Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management. July 2016. Dr Jessica Garner describes ...

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Latest guidance: latest RCOG guidelines on ovarian cysts in postmenopausal womenExternal web site

Guidance: RCOG green-top guideline no. 34. The management of ovarian cysts in postmenopausal women. July ...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG56. Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management. September 2016. Professor David Haslam, Chair of ...

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Nocturia, Crohn's disease and rosacea: prescribing update December 2016External web site

Nocturia, Crohn’s disease and rosacea are covered in an update on prescribing developments from MIMS. ...

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Vascular conditions: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of vascular conditions including strawberry naevus, spider naevus, cherry ...

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Drug spending, COPD and conjunctivitis: update clinical December 2016External web site

Hospital drug costs, COPD, conjunctivitis self-care and targeted cardiovascular screening are all covered in this ...

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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.

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - Warrington 22 March 2017External web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - Peterborough 24 May 2017External web site

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - London 21 June 2017External web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - London 17 March 2017External web site

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - Leicester 13 June 2017External web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course only - Leeds 19 April 2017External web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course - Warrington 22 March 2017 - PLUS onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials course - Peterborough 24 May 2017 - PLUS onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course - London 21 June 2017 - PLUS 12 months onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course - London 17 March 2017 - PLUS 12 months onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course - Leicester 13 June 2017 - PLUS 12 months onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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MIMS Learning Essentials Event

MIMS Learning Essentials course - Leeds 19 April 2017 - PLUS 12 months onlineExternal web site

Full programme to follow soon. The day will focus on how to apply the latest guidance ...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on motor neurone diseaseExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG42. Motor neurone disease: assessment and management. February 2016. Dr Mark Rickenbach describes ...

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How to become a resilient leaderExternal web site

In the last of five articles, Fiona Dalziel discusses the benefits of resilient leadership and ...

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Resilience when under pressureExternal web site

In the fourth of five articles, Fiona Dalziel looks at how being resilient can help ...

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Steps to personal resilienceExternal web site

In the third of five articles, Fiona Dalziel discusses how GPs and practice staff can ...

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Building a resilient practice teamExternal web site

In the second of five articles, Fiona Dalziel explains how building a resilient practice team ...

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Creating a resilient practice to cope with changeExternal web site

In the first of five articles, Fiona Dalziel explains the first steps to developing a ...

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Case studies - Non-hyperkeratotic, non-hypertrophic actinic keratosisExternal web site

This activity looks at three patient case studies outlining the management of non-hyperkeratotic, non-hypertrophic actinic ...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by LEO Pharma. Date of Preparation: October 2016; UK4340a/00463c
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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on depression in adultsExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance CG90. Depression in adults: recognition and management. Updated April 2016. Dr Toni Hazell ...

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Weight faltering and failure to thriveExternal web site

Dr Kathryn Deakin and Professor Mary Rudolf look at a common cause for concern in ...

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Guidance update: latest ESHRE guidelines on premature ovarian insufficiencyExternal web site

Guidance: European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Management of women with premature ovarian insufficiency. ...

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Acquiring ECGs: lead placement, axis, rate and rhythmExternal web site

Dr Sayan Sen and Dr Ravi Assomull, in the second of a series on ECG ...

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Food allergy in infants, NSAIDs and Bell's palsy: journals update November 2016External web site

Food allergy in infants, heart failure risk with NSAIDs, antivirals for Bell’s palsy and weight ...

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Depression prevalence, weight loss advice and drug dependence: update clinicalExternal web site

QOF figures on depression prevalence, effectiveness of GPs’ weight loss advice and prescribed drug dependence ...

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Parkinson's, asthma and advanced renal cancer: prescribing update November 2016External web site

Parkinson’s treatment, antibody therapy for asthma, advanced renal cancer and etoricoxib for rheumatoid arthritis and ...

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Laparoscopy: illustratedExternal web site

Injuries and conditions requiring keyhole surgery are are highlighted in this activity, including shoulder surgery, ...

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Pigmentation: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines the differential diagnosis of conditions presenting with pigmentation including melasma, postinflammatory ...

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Sexual health clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Richard Ma, GP with an interest in sexual and reproductive health, describes his role ...

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Subfertility in women: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses possible causes and management of subfertility in women. Key learning points ...

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Cardiovascular complications of renal diseaseExternal web site

Dr Neil Iosson outlines the aetiology and management of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in ...

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