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Varicose veins: clinical review

Varicose veins: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


April 24, 2014


March 3, 2017

Programme Description

Mr Abe Chandra and Mr Joe Dawson present the aetiology, diagnosis and management of varicose veins including new therapeutic developments. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the CEAP classification system to guide treatment, and NICE recommendations for referral.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the risk factors of varicose veins and their classification
  • Identify the possible complications of varicose veins
  • Assess a patients with varicose veins and advise on treatment and referral
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Mr Abe Chandra
    Vascular registrar

    Mr Joe Dawson
    Consultant surgeon
    University of Adelaide Discipline of Surgery
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    South Australia

    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.


    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