Sponsored by: Kyowa Kirin
This module, developed by StudyPRN, assesses your knowledge of the changes in bowel habit and constipation. On successful completion of the module, you'll be awarded with a one hour CPD Certificate. Sponsored by Kyowa Kirin.
Constipation is a common presenting symptom in primary care with a prevalence increasing from 3% in young adults to up to 20% in the elderly. The prescribing of opioids for musculoskeletal pain and other conditions is common in primary care and as a result opioid-induced constipation (OIC) can occur. It is important for clinicians to remain vigilant and assess the risk for suspected cancer in patients presenting with altered bowel patterns or other red flag symptoms and signs.
This resource, which has been specifically designed for Primary Care Practitioners, focuses upon the changed in bowel habit and constipation. The questions, posed as clinical cases, are typical of what one might see in clinical practice.
Once you complete the resource - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable one hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
This module is composed of 13 assessment questions and on successful completion of this resource, you will be able to:
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Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resists, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever and wherever you’d like - all you need is an internet connection!
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.