Identify your current level of knowledge. Prepare for revalidation. Demonstrate continuing professional development. Clinically rich case-based modules.
How to use this site
On this site you will find:
CURRICULUM - Clinically rich, case-based, self-assessment CPD modules to help you prepare for revalidation. Click on the scrolling icons or select a module from the drop down menu to test your knowledge
ESSENTIALS - back-to-basics, full text articles, by clinical topic from our Primary Care Essentials series
PRESCRIBING NURSE - written for the nurse prescriber or those with an interest in prescribing and the medical management of clinical conditions
ADVANCED PRACTICE - Expert articles providing in depth knowledge of key therapeutic areas
CLINICAL A-Z - Information, definitions, Red Flags, live links to guidelines and relevant Practice Nurse articles
GUIDELINES IN A NUTSHELL - Brief summaries of essential clinical and practice guidelines
Understanding cardiac arrhythmiasDespite tremendous advances in the detection and management of cardiac arrhythmias that enable patients to be diagnosed and successfully treated more quickly, arrhythmia still carries a risk of sudden cardiac death and the experience of arrhythmia remains frightening for many patients and their families. Primary care nursing teams play an important role in the detection and long-term monitoring of these patients
Pharmacological management of migraineMigraine is the most common severe form of primary headache, affecting one in seven people, and it is a significant cause of disability. It is estimated to cost the UK around £3bn a year in terms of healthcare, lost productivity and disability. This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the prophylactic management of adults with migraine using pharmacological therapies. It includes management of acute migraine and preventative treatment in patients with episodic or chronic migraine, and medication-overuse headache.
In the news
Featured curriculum module
Consent in children, Gillick competence and Fraser guidelines: CQC briefing
Children’s consent to medical treatment or contraceptive advice is the focus of this CQC briefing. Dr Devin Gray explains how inspectors assess the way that GP practices seek consent to care and treatment, with regard to Gillick competence and the Fraser guidelines.
13 September 2018Vol 48 • Number 9
Other recent issues
Go to archive