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Management of heavy menstrual bleeding

Management of heavy menstrual bleeding




Time to Complete

1 hour


March 3, 2016


December 13, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Anne Connolly discusses current thinking on heavy menstrual bleeding. She explains the need for a risk assessment, and presents the investigations and management that can be done in primary care, as well as clarifying when women might need to be referred to secondary care.

This module, based on a presentation at MIMS Clinical Update 2015, brings you expert opinion and key learning points in an audiovisual format. You can play the audio presentation at a time to suit you while viewing the slides, pause and continue as needed. A CPD certificate is awarded for completing this module.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Understand the causes of heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Diagnose heavy menstrual bleeding and perform appropriate tests and examinations
  • Recognise red flag symptoms
  • Initiate effective treatments
  • Refer if necessary

    Dr Anne Connolly
    GPSI in gynaecology


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credits (1 hour 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.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • 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