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Peripheral arterial disease: identification and management

Peripheral arterial disease: identification and management

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

March 10, 2016

Updated

June 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Anita Sharma discusses diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease. Learning points for healthcare professionals include risk factors, symptoms, and how to manage PAD in primary care.

Educational Objectives

After undertaking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List risk factors for peripheral arterial disease
  • Recognise symptoms of peripheral arterial disease
  • Conduct clinical examinations including ABPI measurement
  • Offer advice, support and treatment to patients with PAD with respect to secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Anita Sharma
    GP
    GP member of PAD NICE guideline development group
    Oldham
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    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
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