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Men's health - chronic prostatitis

Men's health - chronic prostatitis



Time to Complete

0.5 hours


September 12, 2014


September 12, 2014

Programme Description

This article by Dr Jon Rees covers the diagnosis and management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include PSA testing, typical presentations, and when to refer.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Describe typical presentations of chronic prostatitis
  • Use PSA testing to best effect
  • Prescribe antibiotics, alpha-blockers and analgesia effectively
  • Recognise when early referral is needed
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Jon Rees
    GP with an interest in men’s health
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Katie Collier
    United Kingdom


    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. This activity is offered at no cost.


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