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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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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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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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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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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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Practice

Dealing with difficult patients in primary careExternal web site

Mr Jerard Ross, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how to defuse situations involving difficult...

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

Dr Ellie Mein, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, looks at the legislation governing use of email that...

In association with the MDU
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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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Webcast

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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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, explains how to reduce the risk of a delayed or missed...

In association with the MDU
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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

GPs may be approached by journalists about stories to do with patient care or alleged misconduct. Dr...

In association with the MDU
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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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Asthma in childrenExternal web site

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

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Practice

The legal status of guidelinesExternal web site

The MDU’s Dr Sally Old discusses the legal status of guidance from national and local organisations...

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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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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Trauma: IllustratedExternal web site

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

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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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Comorbidities in older peopleExternal web site

This article by Dr Richard Day considers comorbidities in older people, including the likelihood of...

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Expert Perspective

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Anisur Rahman and Dr Salma Ahmed discuss the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid syndrome...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on eating disordersExternal web site

Dr Sally Higginbottom describes the latest NICE guidance on eating disorders. The module outlines what’s...

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First drug approved for diabetes preventionExternal web site

This news article from MIMS explains the use of sustained-release metformin in prevention of diabetes...

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Early diagnosis of Lyme diseaseExternal web site

Dr Sara Ritchie explains how recognition of the erythema migrans rash and other symptoms can aid prompt...

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Clinical Review

Insomnia: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2017 by Dr Annemarie Luik, Dr Rachel Sharman and Professor Colin Espie, explains...

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Guidance update: latest GMC guidance on confidentialityExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes the latest GMC guidance on confidentiality. The module outlines what’s new...

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Weight loss, sexual health and listening skills: update clinical June 2017External web site

Weight loss programmes, sexual health for young people and GP listening skills are all covered in this...

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Diabetes prevention, asthma treatment, long-term quinine: prescribing updateExternal web site

Diabetes prevention, therapeutics in rheumatoid arthritis and long-term use of quinine are covered in...

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Prescribing in older peopleExternal web site

This article by Dr Heather Barry and colleagues considers appropriate prescribing in older people, including...

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Confidentiality and disclosing patient informationExternal web site

Dr Oliver Lord from the MDU explores how the GMC’s 2017 guidance on confidentiality applies to general...

In association with the MDU
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Clinical Review

Eating disorders: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Vibhav Shetty and Dr Dasha Nicholls, updated in 2017, covers the diagnosis and management...

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Guidance update: latest guidelines on food allergyExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Angier describes the latest NICE guidance on food allergy. The module outlines what’s new...

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Clinical Interview

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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Presentation Slides

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...

In association with the MDU
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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...

In association with the MDU
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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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