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96529 - check, unit 539, Infectious diseases, June 2017

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96529 - check, unit 539, Infectious diseases, June 2017

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This edition of check considers the diagnosis and management of various infectious diseases in general practice.

Relevance to General Practice

Mortality related to communicable disease has decreased from 13% of all deaths in 1907 to 1.3% in 2009. However, infectious diseases remain a major health concern and, usually, patients with infections will first present to general practice. While some infectious diseases resolve without intervention, others can be chronic and have a serious adverse impact an individual’s daily activities.

Learning outcomes
  • Outline the role of the general practitioner in the event of a pandemic
  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of genital herpes
  • Describe the management of patients with scabies
  • Summarise the assessment and management of gastroenteritis, and its complications
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of patients with tuberculosis
  • Delivery
    Title
    96529 - check, unit 539, Infectious diseases, June 2017
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    3 hours
    Start Date
    02-Jun-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    3 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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