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Glandular Fever Course for GP/Family Medicine professionals

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, eLH, NHS

This session is intended to give a brief overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and management of glandular fever in adolescence. Throughout this session, the clinical name for glandular fever, infectious mononucleosis, is used.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify patients with glandular fever
  • Remember the differential diagnosis
  • Describe the clinical course
  • Remember and manage sequelae

 

Infectious mononucleosis is often referred to as glandular fever. It is a clinical syndrome most commonly caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. Epstein-Barr virus causes approximately 90% of the cases of infectious mononucleosis, with the remainder due largely to cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus 6, toxoplasmosis, HIV and adenovirus 


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Instructors / Speakers
Emma Park,
GP Principal

Dr Park is a GP principal in Sheffield and in training to become a GP trainer. Her past experience includes posts in Family planning (specialist youth clinic), Genito-urinary medicine, Eating disorders, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is a member of the RCGP Adolescent task group and the Sheffield sexual health network. Her interest in Adolescent healthcare was sparked by a medical student elective to a specialist primary care adolescent clinic in Montreal, Canada.

Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Glandular Fever Course for GP/Family Medicine professionals
Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Price
Free
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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