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Identify your current level of knowledge. Prepare for revalidation. Demonstrate continuing professional development. Clinically rich case-based modules.

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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

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Learning disabilities and the role of the practice nurse

People with learning difficulties, young and old, present frequently to practice nurses. They may have a wide range of issues, which can pose challenges across diagnosis, communication, consent and preventative care. Practice nurses are a core resource to support these patients and their carers

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Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

This updated guideline covers both the surgical and non-surgical management of urinary incontinence (UI), and includes advice on the use of controversial vaginal mesh procedures, which NICE recommends should remain available despite concerns about long term effects. Our summary focuses on the non-surgical management of UI, the assessment of pelvic organ prolapse, and when to refer for either condition

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Multimorbidity is an increasingly problematic issue for healthcare delivery and healthcare professionals. People with multimorbidity are more likely to attend, and to require health and social care assistance more frequently, especially unplanned admissions to hospital, iatrogenic problems from polypharmacy and are at risk of premature death.

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17 April 2019Vol 49 • Number 4

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