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Management of heavy menstrual bleeding, thyroid problems in women, advising women on menopause, and perinatal mental illness, are all covered in this audiovisual learning plan worth 4 CPD credits.
The plan aims to provide an educational update for GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals on the diagnosis and management of women’s health conditions in primary care.
Each module in the plan is worth 1 CPD credit and provides an audio track accompanied by slides presented at MIMS Clinical Update 2015. Access to all modules is part of the MIMS Learning annual membership subscription. When you purchase the modules you will be able to view them when you want to - pausing and revisiting them whenever it suits you.
Dr Anne Connolly discusses current thinking on heavy menstrual bleeding. She explains the need for a risk assessment, and presents the investigations and management that can be done in primary care, as well as clarifying when women might need to be referred to secondary care.
Dr Jackie Gilbert highlights the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease in women, focusing on diagnosis, investigation, treatment and when to refer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include red flags for thyroid cancer and the rising incidence of thyroid cancer in women. This activity includes case studies of thyroid disease in women.
In this presentation, psychiatrist Dr Trudi Seneviratne outlines the important points for GPs to consider when faced with a new mother with mental health problems such as postnatal depression, PTSD, anxiety and postpartum psychosis.