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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

  • Anyone can read FEATURED ARTICLE, and IN THE NEWS or try the FEATURED CURRICULUM MODULE, below - or use the CLINICAL A-Z
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Multimorbidity and prescribing

About one-in-five patients with more than one medical condition are prescribed 4-9 drugs and 1% are prescribed 10 or more, putting them at risk of adverse effects and drug interactions, so additional care must be taken when prescribing for patients with multimorbidity

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The UK Immunisation Schedule

The Green Book chapter on the UK Immunisation Schedule has been comprehensively revised and updated and now includes the latest schedule and essential information about intervals between live vaccines.

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Featured curriculum module

NSAIDs prescribing issues

NSAIDs have analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties, but are also associated with a number of side effects that may be serious in vulnerable individuals. Prescribers should be aware of the contraindications, interactions and adverse effects before initiating NSAIDs, and know how to manage their cardiovascular, renal and gastrointestinal risks. 

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12 June 2019Vol 49 • Number 6

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