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Lower urinary tract symptoms in men

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


May 10, 2016


March 15, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Louise Newson explains the causes and treatments of LUTS in men. This article also provides a refresher on advice to give, prescribing and when to refer to secondary care. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include causes of LUTS such as benign prostatic enlargement, and when a PSA test should be offered.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Name the most common causes of LUTS
  • Understand when a PSA test should be offered
  • List the medical and non-medical management options
  • Recognise which patients should be referred to secondary care
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Louise Newson
    West Midlands

    Exam author
    Dr Louise Warburton
    GPwSI in rheumatology and musculoskeletal medicine
    NHS Telford and Wrekin


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required