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1.5 hours

GPs,GP trainees,Foundation doctors....

Clinical pointers: frailty

A practical module for GPs on how to assess and objectively measure frailty, plan the care of older people who are frail to improve their outcomes, and prevent progression of frailty.

This module forms part of the following courses:

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you should know:

  • How to identify a frail person and objectively measure frailty
  • How to complete a mini comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • The key components of a personalised care plan
  • How to improve outcomes for a frail person
  • Strategies to prevent frailty and prevent progression of frailty.

Contributors:

 Kate Walters, Christina Avgerinou

Peer reviewed by:

Barbara Hanratty

Last updated

13 Jun 2019

Release date

13 Jun 2019

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1.5 credits, 1:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned one and a half hours of credit to this module.
BMJ Learning 1.5 credits, 1:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned one and a half hours of credit to this module.
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