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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:

  • Feel confident in assessing and diagnosing patients presenting with symptoms of stroke or a subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • Manage patients with ongoing neurological disorders such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and motor neurone disease, including the initial diagnosis and ongoing multidisciplinary management
  • Feel confident in making a diagnosis of Bell’s palsy, and in ruling out serious causes of unilateral facial weakness such as stroke
  • Be able to perform a full and an abbreviated cranial nerve examination in a logical, comprehensive sequence and know the significance of some common or clinically serious abnormal neurological findings.

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