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NEUROLOGY

Neurological topics for primary healthcare professionals including transient ischaemic attack, brain tumours, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, plus symptom-based articles on hallucinations, delirium, headache and dizziness. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG56. Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management. September 2016. Professor David Haslam, Chair of ...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on motor neurone diseaseExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG42. Motor neurone disease: assessment and management. February 2016. Dr Mark Rickenbach describes ...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Movement disorders clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Nick Lance, GPSI in movement disorders, describes role and answers questions on diagnosis and ...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Alopecia, bariatric surgery and muscle relaxants for low back pain: journalsExternal web site

Alopecia and cardiovascular risk, bariatric surgery, hypertension and cognitive impairment, and muscle relaxants for low ...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Dementia clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Jill Rasmussen, RCGP clinical lead for dementia and GPSI in mental health, dementia and ...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Cyclical vomiting syndrome is characterised by episodes of sudden onset nausea and vomiting in an ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Myasthenia gravis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Fiona Norwood considers the characteristics of myasthenia gravis, key diagnostic features ...

0.50 Credits
Expert Perspective

Cerebral palsyExternal web site

Dr Pinki Munot and Dr Sophia Varadkar summarise how to diagnose and manage cerebral palsy. ...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Aspirin after TIA, probiotics, and yoga for asthma: journals update July 2016External web site

Aspirin to reduce stroke risk after TIA, antibiotics for dental problems, and yoga for patients ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Cushing's syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Krystallenia Alexandraki and Professor Ashley Grossman discuss the epidemiology and causes of Cushing’s syndrome, ...

1.00 Credits
Expert Perspective

Epilepsies in infants and childrenExternal web site

Dr Sophia Varadkar and Dr Pinki Munot provide an overview of epilepsies in infants and ...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia riskExternal web site

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care, pre-eclampsia risk and hypoglycaemia risk are covered by Dr ...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

New Parkinson's drug, SGLT2s as monotherapy: prescribing update June 2016External web site

A new Parkinson’s drug, SGLT2s as monotherapy and a MIMS guide to diabetes devices are ...

0.50 Credits
Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance, ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Parkinson's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Benjamin Simpson provides an in-depth overview of Parkinson’s disease, including information on risk factors ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Facial pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin discusses red flag symptoms in facial pain and explores possible causes. Key ...

1.00 Credits
Expert Perspective

Use of newer oral anticoagulants in AFExternal web site

Dr Mehul Dhinoja provides a practical guide to using novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for stroke ...

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on headache in adults and teenagersExternal web site

Guidance: November 2015 update to NICE guidance CG150: Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management. Dr ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Sabina Dosani outlines the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Key learning ...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Neuropathic painExternal web site

This activity covers neuropathic pain for GPs, as ...

0.25 Credits
Patient Case Study

Frey's syndromeExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh describes a case of Frey’s syndrome. Learning points for GPs and other ...

0.50 Credits
Patient Case Study

Pancreatic glucagonomaExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin describes a rare case of pancreatic glucagonoma, which initially presented with symptoms ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Vomiting in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah highlights the red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults that may ...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Tourette's syndromeExternal web site

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of Tourette’s syndrome. Key education points ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Huntington's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Rachel Taylor explains the diagnosis and management of Huntington’s disease, providing key learning points for ...

2.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Transient ischaemic attack: clinical reviewExternal web site

The article by Professor Anthony Rudd examines the diagnosis and management of TIA. Key learning ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Hallucinations - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explores the red flag symptoms of hallucinations, their possible causes how to ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Tremor - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar examines the causes of tremor and how to assess ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Delirium: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Reshad Malik and Dr Muffazal Rawala defines delirium and explains how ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Loss of consciousness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh explains how to elucidate if there is a sinister ...

2.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Neuropathic pain: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Louise Lynch reviews the clinical features, investigations and management of neuropathic ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Dizziness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar highlights the red flag symptoms in patients presenting with ...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Headache - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms in patients presenting with headaches. ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Motor neurone disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Esther Hobson and Dr Christopher McDermott consider motor neurone disease, covering red flags, how ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Multiple sclerosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, Dr Belinda Weller discusses how to make a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Stroke: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Roser Icart-Palau and Dr Patrick Gompertz outline the epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis and management of ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Alzheimer's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr David Jolley and colleagues discuss pitfalls in making a diagnosis of ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Epilepsy: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Melissa Maguire covers the diagnosis and management of epilepsy including prevalence, ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Headache and migraine: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2016 by Dr David Kernick, considers how to differentiate between different ...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Acoustic neuroma: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Mr Samuel Leong covers the diagnosis and management of acoustic neuroma. Key ...

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