The Education section of GP magazine’s iPad app contains useful updates on clinical, medico-legal and educational topics, as well as practical advice on improving advanced consultation skills.
There are also pictorial guides to commonly seen conditions, where the images can be enlarged for greater clarity.
You can jump straight to the Education section in the app by tapping the Education tab on the front page.
All of the articles in the GP iPad app can be used as learning resources to achieve CPD credits for appraisal and revalidation. Selected articles are labelled with a credits value.
These articles will either have helpful hints for how you can develop your learning on this topic to increase the impact achieved.
To see the suggestions for how to increase the CPD impact simply tap on the ‘Earn more credits’ link at the side of the article.
Other articles link to multiple choice tests on our dedicated education website www.myCME.com. This learning site, from the makers of GP magazine, features tests based on GP magazine articles, where readers can complete the multiple choice questions and print a certificate as evidence of their learning. To complete the tests on myCME.com, look for the myCME links at the end of the articles.
The app also includes bookmarking and note-taking features, which are useful for completing CPD work as you read, or for saving articles to return to.
To download the app, simply search for 'GP magazine' in the App Store, or click on the link below.
During research, many GPs revealed that an iPad was now an essential tool in making the best use of limited time.
Tell us what you think of the app by emailing the editor Emma Bower at firstname.lastname@example.org.