CPD & LEARNING
In this section we aim to bring together a wide range of resources to help meet your varied learning needs. You can also access the GP Curriculum Centre, where hundreds of articles are organised according to the RCGP curriculum, save your learning and notes in our free CPD Organiser, and test yourself at our new CPD website mycme.com.
myCME is the digital medical education platform for CME and CPD from the publishers of GP and MIMS, and contains many of the GP clinical articles as exam-based CPD with a certificate of learning.
myCME is also available as an app
The myCME app is now available on iPhone, iPad and Android, and is free of charge to all healthcare professionals so you can complete your continuing medical education when away from your office or home computer. You can track your exam history, earn CPD credits on your device and collect, email and print your certificates of learning.
Currently myCME is available for healthcare professionals all across the globe. Follow the link below to visit the app stores or search for 'myCME' on your mobile device.
FEATURED CPD ACTIVITIES FROM MYCME.COM
This series of learning modules illustrates the problem of hypoglycaemia from different perspectives, including interviews with consultants, GPs and people with diabetes.
This activity differentiates insomnia from other sleep disorders and explains how GPs can help patients to manage the factors that cause it
This MIMS pocket guide provides an overview of the treatment of bipolar mania, with a focus on aripiprazole.
This GP pocket guide provides a guide to diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) in women, including the role of nitrofurantoin.
I particularly enjoy the GP courses, as they are bite size and easy to digest. myCME has contributed significantly toward my next GP appraisal later this year. Not only am I enjoying the learning experience but I believe that the myCME courses have motivated me and I am confident that my appraisal will go without a hitch
Dr Julian Goldstone, GP, Berkshire, UK
This educational resource is designed to help you improve your management of solid organ transplant patients in primary care.
This activity provides a guide to the diagnosis and management of vitamin B12 deficiency.
This activity covers the diagnosis, management and prognosis of glaucoma.
Provides a detailed explanation of the unique mechanisms of action of SGLT-2 inhibitors
ARCHIVE OF CPD ARTICLES FROM GP
Earn 2.5 credits for 2.5 hours of learning activity and reflection based on each of the articles below
Contributed by Dr Naila Arebi, consultant gastroenterologist at The London Clinic and St Mark's Hospital, Harrow, London.
Contributed by Mr Abdul Waheed, Mr George Dowd, Mr Howard Ware.
Differentiate and diagnose headaches and migraine. by Dr Giles Elrington.
How to diagnose and manage patients in the long term. By psychiatrist Dr Muffazal Rawala and Dr Sanober Saleem
Specific articles in GP magazine and online are labelled with CPD credits to help GPs with learning requirements for revalidation.
Read this article to find out how to use the CPD Organiser for your continuing professional development and medical education. The CPD Organiser lets you add articles and pages from the internet, create notes, manage your learning in folders, claim C...
Add any link from the internet to your CPD Organiser using a simple bookmark.
Earn 0.5 credits for 30 minutes of learning activity and reflection based on each of the articles below
Know when to refer, says Dr Lizzie Croton.
Too busy to read all of the research? Dr Raj Thakkar selects some papers of interest to GPs.
Too busy to read all of the journals? Dr Simon Hunter selects research papers of interest to GPs.
A research summary for GPs. By Dr Gwen Lewis
LATEST NEWS ON REVALIDATION
GPs are 'more ready' for revalidation than secondary care doctors but workload pressures mean they struggle to find time to take part in CPD, a GMC-backed report shows.
GPC chairman Dr Laurence Buckman looks for reasons to be cheerful as a tough year looms for GPs. Marina Soteriou reports.
GPC chairman Dr Laurence Buckman, who is one of the first doctors in the UK to have submitted his evidence for revalidation, says GPs have little to fear.
Pain management - Pain in the elderly Treating pain in the elderly patient poses a particular challenge. Dr Deane Halfpenny explains how success can be achieved.
RCGP should use CSA test videos to rule out discrimination, says BMA The RCGP should film GP trainee assessments to ensure they do not discriminate against international medical graduates (IMGs), the BMA has said.
DH invests £1m in doctors' training The DH is investing £1m in piloting schemes designed to provide better education and training for junior doctors.
Exclusive: GP trainee threat if DH axes £12,000 supplements GP trainee numbers could fall if the DH axes £12,000 supplements that currently bring their pay in line with hospital colleagues, the GPC GP trainee subcommittee chairman has warned.
Training practice workload could be cut by changes to GP trainee contract Paperwork and bureaucracy for training practices could be reduced by government proposals for a 'lead employer' for trainees, the GPC has said.
Book review: Diagnosis and risk management in primary care; words that count, numbers that speak This is a gem of a book, writes Dr Linda Miller.
Plans to extend GP training to four years will create a 'significant drop in GP supply' that will take years to address, a report commissioned by the DH warns.
Professor Rodger Charlton provides GPs with tips to help them prepare for the new system.
The GMC and other NHS authorities have launched a UK-wide independent review to assess how medical training and GP education should work in future.
GP trainers could face extra work helping GPs who need remediation to get through revalidation, an expert has said.
GP trainee numbers will rise 20% next year in Devon after GP leaders secured a £3.5m increase in funding.
New RCGP medical director of revalidation Professor Nigel Sparrow explains how revalidation will work for GPs.
All consultants should do general practice placements during medical training so they have the primary care 'literacy' needed for the future NHS, a leading academic GP believes.
GP trainees are spending less time in general practice because of low recruitment levels in secondary care specialties, experts have warned.
Four-year GP training is closer to becoming a reality after Medical Education England (MEE) approved plans put forward by the RCGP.
GPs fear centralised education budgets for health professionals could cut funding for GP specialist training and destabilise training practices.
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