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About the course

BMJ Learning offers a wide range of evidence-based learning modules on a variety of clinical specialties, covering the topics you face daily. These interactive modules will enable you stay up-to-date while training and testing your skills.

A subscription to BMJ Learning gets you access to these and hundreds of other modules for a year. Find out more and subscribe at

After completing this course of modules, you should be able to:

  • Confidently assess patients presenting with both acute and chronic diarrhoea
  • Manage patients presenting with two common types of gastrointestinal disorder (irritable bowel syndrome and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) and rule out a serious cause of symptoms
  • Provide assessment and management for patients with coeliac disease and Crohn’s disease
  • Prevent and treat infection with hepatitis B infection
  • Avoid missing a diagnosis of appendicitisInterpret both common and serious findings on an abdominal x ray.

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