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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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Red flags

Insomnia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In an article updated in 2018, Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms associated with insomnia that...

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Test your knowledge of liver diseaseExternal web site

In this free 6-question quiz, test your knowledge of liver disease including non-alcoholic fatty liver...

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Clinical Review

Early breast cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

Ms Vivien Ng and Mr Andrew McLaren discuss diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer, in an article...

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Test your knowledge of safeguarding, consent and confidentialityExternal web site

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge around child and domestic abuse, consent and confidentiality...

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Test your diagnostic skills with 10 clinical pictures. Quiz 1External web site

Test your knowledge of skin and mouth conditions with this 10-question pictorial quiz based on hypothetical...

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Test your diagnostic skills with 10 clinical pictures. Quiz 2External web site

Test your knowledge of skin, mouth and other conditions with this 10-question pictorial quiz based on...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: management of sore throatExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell analyses the latest guidance on managing sore throat including assessment using scoring...

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Practice

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locumExternal web site

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of what to consider when preparing for appraisal as a locum or...

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Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2018External web site

Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the March 2018 issue of MIMS Dermatology. The...

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Knowledge

Urticaria triggers and treatmentExternal web site

Amena Warner from Allergy UK gives an overview of urticaria, including common triggers, physical urticaria...

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Knowledge

Skin pigmentation: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery discusses the usual presenting features of four disorders — including naevus anaemicus...

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Knowledge

Cysts: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis including epidermoid...

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Knowledge

Primary care management of actinic keratosisExternal web site

Actinic keratosis is common and can usually be managed in primary care. Dr Nigel Stollery gives an overview...

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Knowledge

Acne management recommendations: a comparisonExternal web site

In December 2017, French best practice guidelines on acne were updated. Dr Nigel Stollery compares the...

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Clinical Review

Cellulitis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Ava Lee and Dr Nick Levell review the causes, diagnosis and management of cellulitis, along with...

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Patient Case Study

Treatment of a recalcitrant verrucaExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff describes the case of a 33-year-old man who had tried several treatments to manage...

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Patient Case Study

Skin reaction to AK treatmentExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery describes a skin reaction experienced by a man who did not use his topical actinic...

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Patient Case Study

Married couple with matching lesionsExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts presents the unusual case of Mycobacterium marinum infection in a married...

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Patient Case Study

Persistent itchy rashExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes the case of a 34-year-old man with an intensely itchy rash on his elbows...

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Knowledge

Facial augmentation in menExternal web site

Most cosmetic facial procedures are done on women, but men are increasingly looking to enhance their...

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Knowledge

Oral signs and symptoms of systemic diseaseExternal web site

Dr Matthew West highlights oral pathology that may indicate underlying illness. Key learning points...

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Parental responsibility and consentExternal web site

This free article by Dr Kathryn Leask, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, highlights parental responsibility...

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Red flags

Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how to assess them to make decisions...

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Red flags

Hip pain in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh explores presentations of hip pain in adults and red flag symptoms that may alert you...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live Respiratory, 2 March 2018 - SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live Respiratory, 2 March 2018 event in London.

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Red flags

Widespread joint pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Joint pains are a common presentation in general practice. Dr Pipin Singh discusses presentations and...

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Clinical Review

Postnatal depression: clinical reviewExternal web site

In an article reviewed and updated in 2018, Dr Muffazal Rawala describes how to recognise and diagnose...

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Audio

Diagnosing and managing dyspepsiaExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell outlines successful identification and management of dyspepsia symptoms in primary care...

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Audio

Identifying and treating malnutrition in primary careExternal web site

Dr Rachel Pryke discusses malnutrition in general practice, covering which patients are at risk, how...

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Practice

Consulting with the bereaved patientExternal web site

In this module Dr Pipin Singh explains how to to identify risk factors associated with abnormal grief...

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Clinical Review

Clinical review: anxiety disordersExternal web site

This activity, updated in 2017 by Dr Nilushi Ratnayaka and Professor Femi Oyebode, covers how to diagnose...

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Dry skin and eczemaExternal web site

This module reviews the outcomes of a cost-effectiveness analysis of patient emollient therapy and prescriptions...

The content of this presentation has been reviewed, approved and paid for by Johnson & Johnson Ltd. Date of preparation: January 2018; UK/AV/17-10280b
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Red flags

Persistent cough - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh covers the red flag symptoms that may indicate a more serious cause for persistent cough...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest BSACI guidance on nut allergyExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner describes how to implement the first comprehensive guidance on nut allergy including...

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What to do if you believe a patient is unfit to driveExternal web site

This free article by Dr Nicola Lennard, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how GPs can balance...

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Red flags

Rectal bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview into the red flags of rectal bleeding, in an article updated...

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Practice

How to deal with manipulative patientsExternal web site

Dr Kamilla Porter offers some pointers for helping patients who challenge your consulting skills. Key...

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Knowledge

Familial breast cancerExternal web site

Dr Helen Hanson provides an update on familial risk of breast cancer, and BRCA testing. Key learning...

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Clinical Review

Osteoporosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Hannah Jethwa and Dr Sonya Abraham discuss primary prevention of osteoporosis. Key learning points...

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Red flags

Dysphagia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides a reminder on potentially serious causes of dysphagia in this article updated...

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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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Practice

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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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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