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Referral and management of renal colic

Referral and management of renal colic

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Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

November 22, 2018

Updated

November 22, 2018

Programme Description

In this interactive module, Mr Nicholas Gill and colleagues cover the clinical assessment and referral of renal colic. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include differential diagnoses and possible treatment pathways.

Educational Objectives

After taking this module you should be better able to:
  • Investigate patients presenting with symptoms of renal colic
  • Be aware of differential diagnoses
  • Conduct initial investigations
  • Be aware of when routine and urgent referral is needed
  • Authors

    Mr Nicholas Gill
    Specialist registrar in urology
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    Reading
    UK

    Mr William Britnell
    Specialist registrar in urology
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    Reading
    UK

    Mr Sunil Kumar
    Consultant urologist
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    Reading
    UK

    Instructions

    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.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    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