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Mental health and suicide prevention

An e-Learning course on Mental health and suicide prevention for LGBT patients. The course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals. Click the following link to access the course: http://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=353

Inequality in healthcare provision: the current state of LGBT health

An e-Learning course on Inequality in healthcare provision: the current state of LGBT health. The course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals. Click the following link to access the course: http://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=350

Using language that is inclusive of the LGBT population

An eLearning screencast on Using language that is inclusive of the LGBT population. The course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals. Click the following link to access the course: http://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=344

The Older LGBT Patient

An e-Learning course on The Older LGBT Patient. The course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals. Click the following link to access the course: http://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=357

7th VdGM Forum – Edinburgh 2022

7th VdGM Forum – Edinburgh 2022

Start date28/01/2022
Duration1 day 6 hours

Kawasaki Disease

This course explores Kawasaki disease, the leading cause of acquired heart disease in UK children. The course focuses on the need to consider it as a diagnosis and how essential it is to achieve early treatment. Its presentation to General Practice will be discussed, along with risk factors for developing the disease, and potential differential diagnoses as well as the long-term management relevant to the GP.

Reducing cardiovascular risk in primary care

This course aims to update GPs on the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease. The course will use case studies to review the impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on patients in the United Kingdom and suggest evidence-based strategies to reduce cardiovascular (CV) risk. New data will be discussed which is likely to increase the use of anticoagulation in patients with CVD and the course will also consider the assessment of the risks and benefits of treatment in patients who are elderly, frail or have multiple co-morbidities. The main references for the course will be the NICE guidelines on established cardiovascular diseases and risk factor management.

First5 Bytesize - Appraisal Made Simple

Join us for an afternoon of getting the most from your appraisal. We look at tips on how you should prepare, how appraisal has changed since covid, toolkits and much more. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions of the speaker who has been an appraisal lead for NHS England and NHS Improvement North West since 2008. This is a free event for all RCGP members. All GPs welcome to attend this event.

Start date11/03/2022
Duration2 hours

Targeted use of Anti-Diabetics

This session will explore the need for a personalised approach to the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Previous approaches to the management of T2D have been very glucose-centric, however, newer guidance suggests identifying key co-morbidities such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and targeting newer diabetes therapies accordingly.

Diabetes Medication Review & Optimisation

This course will deliver an understanding of medication review and optimisation in diabetes. Areas covered include the information required to inform the review, the need for shared decision making, and the importance of deprescribing as well as adding new drugs.

Lifestyle Modification

An eLearning course on Lifestyle Modification. This course is FREE to all primary healthcare professionals.

The Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease

This screencast looks at chronic kidney disease in the setting of diabetes, focusing on the scale of the problem and the steps that can be taken to reduce the risks of it developing or to slow progression.

Polypharmacy

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

Safeguarding Children and Adults – Information Sharing

Information sharing is essential for effective safeguarding. It is a key factor identified in many serious case reviews (SCRs), where poor information sharing has resulted in missed opportunities to take action that keeps children and young people safe. The Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR legislation and Human Rights law are not barriers to justified information sharing, but provide a framework to ensure that personal information about living individuals is shared appropriately.

Obesity and COVID-19

Obesity is one of the commonest chronic conditions seen in clinical practice, with 29% of adults in the UK currently classified as having obesity and the number set to rise to 39% by 2025. COVID-19 has highlighted obesity as one of the most prevalent diseases in people living with this illness, with increased risk of hospitalisation, critical care admission and mortality in those who are infected. These educational sessions include two webinars and podcast about why obesity and the metabolic syndrome appear to be such a high risk factor for patients living with obesity. They will discuss the impact of the lock-down and suspension of obesity services on mental and physical health. The goal is to provide GPs with tips on how to best support people living with obesity through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood

This screencast looks at neuromuscular disorders, particularly focusing on Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. Tips on recognising neuromuscular disorders are discussed, along with the importance of early recognition and referral in order to optimise function for the affected person. The content of this screencast was adapted from the Recognising Neuromuscular Disorders – A practical approach eLearning module, developed by Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health.

Professional virtues in modern medicine

This eLearning course introduces a set of concepts that will enable healthcare professionals to reflect upon and enhance their practice. Its focus is on core principles such as professional virtues and medical generalism, and extends to look at possible obstacles to their enactment. A structured opportunity for self-reflection in the context of individual professional practice is provided at the end.

Childhood epilepsy and infantile spasms

This eLearning course introduces a set of concepts that will enable healthcare professionals to reflect upon and enhance their practice. Its focus is on core principles such as professional virtues and medical generalism, and extends to look at possible obstacles to their enactment. A structured opportunity for self-reflection in the context of individual professional practice is provided at the end.

IBS Pathway

Hair loss is a common presentation in primary care, but clinicians can find it hard to manage due to the lack of effective treatments. This module will discuss the different types of alopecia, the various management options and the psychological impact of hair loss.

Test for case 28524

This half day course will give you a brief overview of neurological conditions seen in primary care and how to assess patients with neurological conditions. The course will also cover seizures - epilepsy and non-epileptic attack disorders movement disorders and includes hands-on examination of patients with neurological conditions.

Start date28/02/2023
Duration7 hours
LocationBarnsley

Return to Practice (RtP)

Welcome to the GP SelfTest Return to Practice (RtP) Programme. The three tests have been specifically designed for the International General Practitioner Recruitment Programme. This online learning needs assessment tool will help you to validate your knowledge and identify areas for improvement. There are 100 multiple choice questions in each test and they have been written and quality assured by GPs and examiners. The tests are designed to cover all of the curriculum areas required and will provide you with extensive feedback and links to further learning resources.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

This module will offer an update on primary care rheumatology during the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular focus on the risks of prescribing disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and managing comorbidities associated with inflammatory arthritis.

Influenza: management and vaccination 2021/2022

Influenza is a virus that causes substantial morbidity and mortality in the UK each winter. This course includes two modules. The first will cover the epidemiology, presentation and management of influenza, with specific reference to the impact of COVID-19. The second module summarises the influenza vaccine campaign for 2021-2022 and addresses vaccine selection, interventions to improve uptake and practical questions regarding vaccine delivery.

Health Inequalities

This course explores health inequalities; what they are and why they matter to patients, communities and practitioners. The first module offers an introduction to health inequalities which will be relevant to all practitioners in the United Kingdom, as well as an overview of NHS England and Improvement’s Health Inequalities Improvement Programme. In the module on leadership we examine a number of approaches to tackling health inequalities at various levels of influence and with a focus on practical actions to make a difference.

Annual Essential Knowledge Challenge 2020

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.

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