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Back pain – Hot topics (2 CPD hours)


Full CPD module


Learning objectives

To improve your understanding of:

  • Assessing the cause of low back pain including red flags
  • Assessing risk of chronicity of back pain
  • Treatment options for back pain
  • Diagnosis and management of ankylosing spondylitis

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.




Visit Pulse Reference for details on 140 symptoms, including easily searchable symptoms and categories, offering you a free platform to check symptoms and receive potential diagnoses during consultations.