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1 hour

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Erectile dysfunction

Learning outcomes

1) Review the epidemiology of erectile dysfunction;

2) Recognise the causes and risk factors for erectile dysfunction;

3) Show how to assess and investigate men presenting with erectile dysfunction;

4) Recognise when and how to use phosphodiesterase inhibitors to treat erectile dysfunction;

5) Review the options for treatment in secondary care in cases of erectile dysfunction refractory to oral treatment.

Written by:

BMJ and the Cleveland Clinic

BMJ and the Cleveland Clinic

Authors/Faculty:

Asif Muneer, Jas Kalsi, Irwin Nazareth, and Manit Arya

Asif Muneer, Jas Kalsi, Irwin Nazareth, and Manit Arya

Biography :

Asif Muneer is a consultant urological surgeon and andrologist at University College Hospital, London NW1 2PG, UK

Biography :

Jas Kalsi is a consultant urological surgeon and andrologist Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK

Biography :

Irwin Nazareth is a professor of primary care and population science at the Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, UK

Biography :

Manit Arya is a senior lecturer and honorary consultant urological surgeon at University College Hospital, London, UK and Queen Mary University of London, UK

Disclosure :

We have read and understood the BMJ Group policy on declaration of interests and declare the following interests:

Disclosure :

AM has attended and given talks at educational meetings both in primary care and at national and international meetings related to urology, which have been supported by an educational grant or funding from Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Bayer, or American Medical Systems. Some of these have paid an honorarium for the time taken to prepare the talks and travelling expenses. There has been no contractual agreement on the educational content that is delivered and he is not on any advisory board or employed by any of these drug companies.

Disclosure :

JK has attended and given talks at educational meetings related to urology that have been supported by Pfizer, Eli Lilly, or Bayer. Some of these have paid an honorarium for the time taken to prepare the talk and travelling expenses. There has been no contractual agreement on the educational content that is delivered and he is not on any advisory board or employed by any of these drug companies.

Activity Directors:

William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook

William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook

Biography :

William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.

Disclosure :

We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.

CME Disclaimer :

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Australian Practice Nurses Association 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has achieved the status of an APNA Endorsed Education Provider
Austrian Academy of Physicians 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to the module and related journal article
Cleveland Clinic 1 credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and the British Medical Journal. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Delhi Medical Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Delhi Medical Council recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD). Doctors can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of 1 credit or 1 hour of learning.
Dubai Health Authority 2 credits, 2:00 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0254/11)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 1 credit, 1:00 hour Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim one hour or one credit per hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1:00 hour The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa 3 credits The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa has accredited this BMJ Learning module (accreditation number: MDB014/254/06/2010)
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 1 credit, 1:00 hour RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes

Release date

27 Jan 2014

Expiration date

27 Jan 2016