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Head Injuries: Assessment and Management in Primary Care course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eintegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This is a case-based learning session on managing minor head injuries in general practice.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in October 2020.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Assess head injuries in the pre-hospital setting
  • Recognise red flag symptoms for referral to secondary care
  • Manage post-concussion syndrome

The challenge is to identify those who require hospital admission for observation and further management whilst ensuring the safety of those who do not.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Alastair Moss,
Clinical Lecturer. University of Leicester

Dr. Alastair Moss is a British Heart Foundation Academic Clinical Lecturer at the University of Leicester and Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow in cardiovascular imaging at the University of Edinburgh.

After reading medical sciences at Christ’s College, Cambridge, he completed his clinical training at King’s College London School of Medicine. The main focus of his research centres on the application of multi-modality imaging to better understand the molecular pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease.

Alastair  is involved in the PRE18FFIR study, the first multi-centre study to investigate the utility of coronary 18F-fluoride positron emission tomography in predicting recurrent myocardial infarctions.

Delivery
Title
Head Injuries: Assessment and Management in Primary Care course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
-- GENERAL MEDICAL--
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.03_05
Access Duration (in months)
12
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