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Premature ejaculation: clinical review

Premature ejaculation: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


May 14, 2018


May 14, 2018

Programme Description

This article, updated in 2018 by Dr Abucabarr Jah, covers the assessment and management of premature ejaculation in primary care. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include classifying premature ejaculation as lifelong or acquired, identifying risk factors and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:
  • Categorise premature ejaculation as lifelong (LPE) or acquired (APE)
  • Take an appropriate history from the patient
  •  Have an understanding of non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for premature ejaculation
  • Be aware of the common side-effects of pharmacological treatments
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Mr Paul Anderson, consultant urological surgeon/genito-urethral reconstructive surgeon, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Honorary consultant urological surgeon, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

    Mr Zubair Cheema, urology ST, West Midlands Deanery

    Reviewed and updated in 2018 by:
    Dr Abubacarr Jah
    Urethroplasty Fellow, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Consultant urologist and senior lecturer, Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, the Gambia

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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
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