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Minor Illness Update 18 July 2024

Date : 18 July 2024   Time : 09h00 – 12h00  CPD Hours: 3

 

Aims

  1. Provide updated and evidence-based information on contraception, antimicrobial stewardship, and skin disorders.
  2. Develop practical skills in diagnosing and managing minor ailments commonly encountered in general practice.
  3. Encourage the implementation of best practices in prescribing, patient education, and management of minor illnesses.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

09h00 Antimicrobial Stewardship

  1. Understand the principles of antimicrobial stewardship and the impact of antimicrobial resistance.
  2. Apply evidence-based guidelines for antibiotic prescribing to common infections.

 

10h00 Skin Disorders

  1. Identify and diagnose common skin disorders such as eczema and how to manage eczema in dark skin.
  2.  Apply current treatment guidelines for managing eczema with both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches.

 

11h00 Contraception

  1. Understand the various contraceptive methods available, including their indications, contraindications, and effectiveness.
  2. Apply the latest national and international guidelines in contraception management.

12h00 Close and Evaluations

Who Should Attend

 

This course is designed for:

  • Advanced Practitioners: Including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical pharmacists who are involved in primary care and minor illness management.
  • General Practitioners (GPs): Doctors working in primary care settings who manage a broad range of minor ailments.
  • Nurse Practitioners: Nurses in advanced roles who assess, diagnose, and manage patients with minor illnesses.
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals: Including community pharmacists and other healthcare providers involved in the diagnosis and management of minor conditions.
  • Medical Students and Trainees: Those in the later stages of their training who are preparing to take on roles in primary care and need to build a solid foundation in managing minor ailments.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Skin Disorders

Contraception

Link for Evaluations

This is a live zoom session.

Course available for 30 days
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Duration: 3
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Level: Intermediate