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Polymyalgia rheumatica (1.5 CPD hours)

A typical GP can expect to see five cases of PMR a year and this 2013 update uses three cases to get you up to speed on diagnosis, best practice treatment, referrals and how to manage possible complications.


To improve your understanding of:

  • Inclusion and exclusion criteria for diagnosing polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Recommended investigations to aid diagnosis
  • Initial and long-term treatment strategies
  • How to management complications of treatment

In this interactive module, you will learn as you work through real-life primary care patient scenarios. You will be assessed before starting the module and again at the end, to gauge how your knowledge has improved.

You don’t have to complete the whole module in one sitting. You can break off at any point mid-module and pick up again where you left off by pressing the Resume Module button alongside the module title in your Pulse Learning CPD log

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