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30 minutes

GPs,GP trainees

Easily missed - testicular torsion - Archived [?]

The possible presentations and differential diagnosis of testicular torsion, with advice on emergency assessment and treatment.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should:

  • Know the possible presentations of testicular torsion
  • Know the differential diagnosis of testicular torsion
  • Know that testicular torsion is an emergency and delay to further assessment and treatment may lead to testicular loss.

Written by:

 Graham Watson, Nick Townell

Authors/Faculty:

Bhaskar K Somani

Last updated

30 Nov 2011

Release date

30 Nov 2011

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Austrian Academy of Physicians 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of credit to this module
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0.5 credits, 0:30 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 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an 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 0:30 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'.
SBMFC 0.5 credits, 0:05 hours This is to state that SBMFC recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development. Healthcare professionals and students can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is the equivalent of 0.5 credits or 0.5 hours of learning.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes
Universidade de Pernambuco 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours This is to state that Universidade de Pernambuco recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuing educational development. Healthcare professionals and students can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is the equivalent of 0.5 credits or 0.5 hours of learning.
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