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182628 - check, unit 546, Abuse and violence, January-February 2018

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This edition of check considers the role of GPs in diagnosing and managing abuse and violence in general practice.

Relevance to General Practice

Abuse and violence can take place in different forms, and can include physical, emotional, sexual, economic and social abuse. All types of abuse and violence have significant implications on the health of patients and their families, and a failure to acknowledge and understand this can lead to long-term and longlasting harm.

Learning outcomes
  • Discuss the approach to enquiring about intimate partner violence
  • Describe the management of patients who have been in contact with the criminal justice system
  • Outline an approach to history taking to identify childhood bullying
  • Summarise the management and follow-up care for patients who have been sexually assaulted
  • Identify key features of elder abuse
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Care of older people
    • Children and young people health
    • Custodial health
    • Abuse and violence
    182628 - check, unit 546, Abuse and violence, January-February 2018
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    3 hrs
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    6 cpd
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