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About RCGP eLearning

The RCGP, in collaboration with a range of private, public and not for profit partners, has developed over 70 online courses to support CPD and revalidation. The elearning courses span the entire RCGP curriculum, and are thoroughly peer-reviewed and quality assured, to guarantee they meet the highest standard.

The intended audience for our elearning materials are GPs and primary healthcare professionals, GP Specialty Trainees and GP Educators. Courses can be taken at any time, to fit your schedule, and when successfully completed, you will receive an eCertificate for your appraisal portfolio. 

RCGP Essential Knowledge Update Programme

The Essential Knowledge Update (EKU) Programme offers a comprehensive programme of high quality, interactive educational modules that highlight new evidence and guidance of relevance to clinical practice, over a 6 months period. The programme helps users to keep up-to-date with their continuing professional development, testing existing knowledge and highlighting learning and service needs. Each EKU is accompanied by an Essential Knowledge Challenge (EKC); an online applied knowledge test.


Below, you will view a list of all our elearning courses, available to RCGP members, non members and other primary healthcare professionals. For more information email our eLearning team

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Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice

This course is for everybody who needs to use an assessment tool to identify problematic drinking. It is intended for a general audience; you do not have to be a doctor or a nurse to attempt it. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Blood Cancer

This course aims to deliver an understanding of the current epidemiology of haematological malignancies in the UK to aid in earlier diagnosis.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals.

Cancer in Children and Young People

An e-Learning course on cancer in children and young people. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Consultation with young people with mental health problems: a practical guide

An e-Learning course on Consultation with young people with mental health problems - a practical guide. This course is FREE to to all primary health care professionals.

Contraception

Women discuss their contraceptive options with many different people: their partner, family and friends and professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Often women are incorrectly told that there are only a few forms of contraception that are suitable for them.

The aim of this course is to inform professionals so that they can give accurate information and dispel any myths the patient may have heard. It is not intended to form a comprehensive reference. Details about contraindications and risk factors would always need to be discussed with the prescribing professional.

COPD and Nutrition

An e-Learning course on COPD and Nutrition. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Essential Knowledge Challenge 2017.1

The latest edition of the Essential Knowledge Challenge, our series of multiple choice questions on topics covered in Essential Knowledge Updates. This course is FREE to RCGP members, Associates and AiTs.

Essential Knowledge Update 18

The 18th edition of Essential Knowledge Updates, our series of eLearning updates on new and changing knowledge. This course is FREE to RCGP Members, Associates-in-Training and GP Foundation members.

Essential Knowledge Update 2017.1

Essential Knowledge Updates 2017.1 consists of five major topics which cover new and changing knowledge relevant to daily general practice, wherever you work in the UK. This course is FREE to RCGP Members, Associates-in-Training and GP Foundation members.

Essential Knowledge Update 2017.2

The second of three new Essential Knowledge Updates to be released in 2017, EKU2017.2 is the newest edition to our series of eLearning updates on new and changing knowledge. This course is FREE to RCGP Members, Associates-in-Training and GP Foundation members.

Working with Fire & Rescue Services: Protecting Vulnerable People

This course highlights how the local fire and rescue services (FRSs) work in conjunction with primary care to reduce the risk of injury and death amongst the patient population, particularly in vulnerable groups.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals.

Five Minutes to Musculoskeletal Care

An e-Learning course on Five Minutes to Musculoskeletal Care. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Management of Common Bladder and Bowel Conditions

This two hour course will update you on the management of common conditions affecting the bladder and bowel in adults and children

Managing Infectious diarrhoea

This course uses case studies to illustrate various points in the clinical management of patients with infectious diarrhoea, as well as covering the public health issues involved.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals.

Motor Neurone Disease Advanced Care

An e-Learning course on Motor Neurone Disease Advanced Care in general practice. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Primary Care

An e-Learning course on patient safety and quality improvement. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Point of Care Testing

An e-Learning course on Point of Care Testing. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm

An e-Learning course on Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm. The course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

Subscribe to GP SelfTest

GP SelfTest is an online learning needs assessment tool for GPs at all career stages, which will help you to validate knowledge and identify areas for improvement with links for further study. It is an invaluable resource for AiTs preparing for their AKT assessment and is a useful resource for qualified GPs seeking to demonstrate ongoing competence for revalidation, and in pursuit of extended roles.

Telehealth telemedicine and telecare an introduction to TECS

This 90 minute course aims to educate health professionals about Telehealth, telemedicine and telecare. It demonstrates the case for change and the importance of improving the use of telehealth and technology in the NHS.

This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals in the UK and International Members.

MedWise Teaching Learning and Assessment

This course is designed for teachers, trainers and supervisors who have responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate Medical and Health Science education and training. It consists of a series of core topics which provide practical guidance on teaching, supervising and assessing in common non-clinical and clinical environments.

Psoriasis

This course aims to improve understanding of the impact which psoriasis can have on patients. After completing it, practitioners should be aware of how to manage psoriasis and its co-morbidities in an evidence based manner.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals.

Recognising Skin Cancer

The aim of this module is to update general practitioners on the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer in primary care, including when to refer. It covers both melanoma and non melanoma skin cancers.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals.

Skin Infections

An eLearning course on skin infections. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

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