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GPs,GP trainees,Practice nurses....

Quick tips: head lice

In this quick tips video module, Dr Ian Burgess gives a step-by-step guide to the detection of head lice, and an update on current treatment strategies.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module you should know:

  • How to advise parents on detecting head lice
  • The myths surrounding management of head lice
  • The most effective ways to treat head lice.


Ian F. Burgess

Peer reviewed by:

 Harsh Duggal, Adrian Raby

Release date

06 Jul 2015

Editorially reviewed date

05 Mar 2020


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
ASCOFAME 0:10 hours BMJ Learning has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module. BMJ Learning modules are being certified for ASCOFAME VIRTUAL (Colombia).
Austrian Academy of Physicians 0:10 hours BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFP Punkte. DFP Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
Karnataka Medical Council 0:10 hours Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module.
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0:10 hours 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 10 minutes credit of learning completed
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:10 hours 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 Ministry of Public Health in Qatar 0:10 hours The Supreme Council of Health represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is considered to be the equivalent of 10 minutes of CPD learning.
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