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Keeping people out of hospital – avoiding emergency admissions (1 CPD hour)



Dr Martyn Diaper outlines some key steps GPs can take in avoiding emergency admissions

Learning objectives


This module will give practical advice on avoiding emergency admissions, covering:

  • involving patients in self-management
  • identifying which patients are most at risk of emergency admissions
  • managing complex cases
  • effectively collaborating with care homes
  • Optimising care pathways for patients with dementia
  • Integrating primary and secondary care

Author


Dr Martyn Diaper is a GP in Winchester and a member of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement Teaching Faculty

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