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183175 - How to Treat quiz: Vitamin and mineral deficiencies

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The aim of the education activity is to increase GPs’ knowledge of those at risks of nutritional deficiencies, the consequences of such deficiencies and the method to prevent and treat them.

Relevance to General Practice

Vitamins and minerals play a crucial role in haematopoiesis. Deficiencies of folate, cobalamin and copper contribute to nutritional anaemias.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify those patients at increased risk of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
  • Describe the clinical features of folate, cobalamin and copper deficiency.
  • Discuss the investigations performed to diagnose folate, cobalamin and copper deficiency.
  • Explain the management of folate, cobalamin and copper deficiency.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Ways in which health can be optimised and maintained are communicated to patients, family members and carers

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • A rational list of differential diagnoses is formulated

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Pregnancy care
    Delivery
    Title
    183175 - How to Treat quiz: Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hr
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Jan-2022
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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