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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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Lifestyle change and obesity Q&AExternal web site

GP and chair of GPs Interested in Nutrition Group, Dr Rachel Pryke advises on the GP’s role in talking...

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MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Birmingham SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 Birmingham event – for attendees only.

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on rheumatoid arthritisExternal web site

Dr Katrina Davies describes the latest guidance on rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The module outlines what’s...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on spondyloarthritis in over 16sExternal web site

Dr Rob Hampton describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on spondyloarthritis. The module...

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Social media and online criticismExternal web site

The MDU’s Dr Ellie Mein looks at the impact of social media and how the rise of patient review websites...

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Rheumatoid arthritis, rapid-acting insulin and chemoprevention of breast cancerExternal web site

The new treatment class for rheumatoid arthritis, rapid-acting insulin aspart and chemoprevention of...

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HPV vaccinations, paediatric emergency admissions and mindfulnessExternal web site

HPV vaccinations in boys, paediatric emergency admissions and the effectiveness of mindfulness in treating...

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Abdominal swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of abdominal swellings including paraumbilical hernias...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on anaphylaxisExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Angier describes the latest guidance on anaphylaxis. The module outlines what’s new in...

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Good record-keepingExternal web site

MDU medicolegal adviser Dr Sally Old looks at the essentials of good record-keeping in primary care...

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Urgent care clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Philip Brown, GP and clinical adviser in urgent care discusses his role and how GPs can develop an...

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Hypertension and CVD clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Terry McCormack, GP and research lead, describes his role in primary care cardiovascular research...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chest painExternal web site

Dr Ivan Benett and Dr Toni Hazell describe how to implement the updated NICE guidance on chest pain...

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Gastroenterology clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Kevin Barrett, GP and clinical lead for gastroenterology, explains his role and answers questions...

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Weight management, type 2 diabetes and asthma: prescribing updateExternal web site

Liraglutide as a weight loss option, a combination tablet for type 2 diabetes and a dry powder inhaler...

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Clinical Review

Pelvic organ prolapse: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses diagnosis and management of pelvic organ prolapse...

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Clinical Review

Hayfever: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Glenis Scadding discusses why it is important to diagnose and effectively manage seasonal allergic...

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Oesophageal cancer, prescribing rules and women's health: update clinicalExternal web site

Oesophageal cancer, prescribing rules and women’s health are all covered in this article from the April...

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Identifying oral cancerExternal web site

This article by dental nurse and advisor at the Oral Health Foundation, Karen Coates, discusses how...

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Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2017External web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of dermatology topics, as covered in the March 2017...

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Diagnosis of cutaneous vasculitisExternal web site

Dr James Miller and Dr Anton Alexandroff consider classification, clinical features and suitable investigations...

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Guidelines for the management of TEN and SJSExternal web site

Professor Chris Bunker discusses new guidance on the recognition and management of SJS/TEN. Key learning...

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Patient Case Study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case studyExternal web site

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of Koebner’s phenomenon...

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Patient Case Study

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case studyExternal web site

Dr Maria-Angeliki Gkini and Dr Anshoo Sahota discuss clinical diagnosis and treatment options for pitted...

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Patient Case Study

Four presentations of skin conditionsExternal web site

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

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Medical tattooing for lasting skin camouflageExternal web site

Medical tattooing has distinct cosmetic and psychological advantages for patients, writes Dawn Cragg...

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Management of cutaneous viral wartsExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff discusses clinical presentations and the latest advice on therapeutics for cutaneous...

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Developments in melanoma treatmentExternal web site

Dr Stamatina Verykiou reviews established and novel therapeutic approaches for malignant melanoma. Key...

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Diagnosing dermatitis artefactaExternal web site

Dr Padma Mohandas and Dr Anthony Bewley consider clinical features and offer consultation strategies...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on dementiaExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Kendrick describes the latest NICE guidance on supporting people with dementia and their...

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Webcast

AF detection and stroke preventionExternal web site

This module, recorded at the RCGP Annual Conference in 2016, is about reducing AF-related strokes in...

Lessons from the Ealing GP Federation. Funding for this educational programme has been provided by Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo. None of the companies have had any influence or input into its content.
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Test yourself on recent clinical guidance: March 2017External web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recent clinical guidance, as covered by

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Learning from significant eventsExternal web site

MDU medicolegal adviser Dr Sarah Jarvis explains why it is important to analyse and learn from significant...

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Menopause managementExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly presents a case-based update on menopause management. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Diagnosing and managing premenstrual disordersExternal web site

Dr Carrie Sadler presents a case-based update on premenstrual disorders. Key learning points for healthcare...

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Dermatological conditions in pigmented skinExternal web site

Dr Emily Rudd and Dr Claire Fuller discuss conditions specific to pigmented skin. Key learning points...

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Contraceptive choices in primary careExternal web site

Dr Anne Connolly presents a case-based update on contraception including risks and benefits of different...

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Osteoporosis prevention and managementExternal web site

Dr Sally Hope discusses prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Key learning points include recommended...

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The ECG in ischaemiaExternal web site

In part four of a series on ECG interpretation, Dr Sayan Sen and Dr Ravi Assomull discuss the ECG in...

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Guidance update: Latest NICE guidelines on lower urinary tract symptoms in menExternal web site

Dr Mike Thurgood describes an update to NICE guidance on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men...

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Support for the changing needs of ageing skinExternal web site

Managing dry and itchy skin in older people is the focus of this learning module for primary healthcare...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by RB. Date of Preparation: February 2017; UK/E45-NHS/0916/0013j
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Learning disabilities clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Tom Howseman, GP and clinical lead for learning disability commissioning, describes his role and...

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Breast cancer, HRT and cholesterol: update clinical March 2017External web site

Tamoxifen prescribing, HRT, and cholesterol targets and postnatal mental health are all covered in this...

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Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals updateExternal web site

Potential VTE risks of testosterone treatment, the impact of consultation length on patient experience...

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Uncontrolled asthma, psoriasis treatment, and antibiotics: prescribing updateExternal web site

LTRA tablets in uncontrolled asthma, psoriasis treatment with apremilast, and antibiotics for bacterial...

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Patient Case Study

Asthma exacerbation with heroin useExternal web site

Dr Matthew Johnson outlines the case of an asthma death associated with heroin use. Learning points...

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Guidance update: latest SACN/PHE guidelines on vitamin DExternal web site

Dr Mark Jopling describes the latest Public Health England and Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition...

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Red flags

Fever of unknown origin in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in a child presenting with pyrexia of...

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Clinical Review

Crohn's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Abdullah Rana and Mr Joseph Dawson give an overview of the aetiology, presentation and treatments...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on low back pain and sciatica in over 16External web site

Dr Rob Hampton describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on low back pain and sciatica. The...

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NICE guidelines on mental health problems in people with learning disabilitiesExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi describes the latest NICE guidance on mental health problems in people with learning...

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A discoloured nail - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of man who presented to his GP with a darkened line along one...

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A lesion on the nose - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of an older man with a non-painful lesion on his nose. Identify...

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A swollen elbow - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of a man who presented with a swollen elbow that felt hot and...

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Painful and swollen fingers - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of a woman with pain and swelling in her fingers. Identify the...

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A nasal blockage - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of a man presenting to the GP with a nasal blockage and discharge...

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A ring in the cornea - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of an older woman who noticed a ring in the corneal margin of...

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Financial probity in general practiceExternal web site

MDU medicolegal adviser Dr Sally Old looks at the importance of financial probity in general practice...

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Guidance update: latest guidance on HIVExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell, GP and previously clinical assistant in a sexual health clinic, provides an overview...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on end of life care in childrenExternal web site

Dr Jennifer Kelly describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on end of life care for children...

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