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Activity description

155832 - How to Treat quiz: Pyelonephritis

Australian Doctor Group

How to Treat quiz: Pyelonephritis

Relevance to General Practice

Pyelonephritis is defined as the inflammation of the kidney secondary to an infection.
Patients generally present with one or two of the triad of fevers, flank pain and nausea/vomiting, and in association with urinary symptoms. The triad of symptoms can be associated with multiple other conditions, so making a diagnosis can be challenging.
Investigations include, but are not limited to, biochemical tests for example, FBC, EUC, CRP and imaging e.g. CT abdomen or renal tract ultrasound. Prompt diagnosis and management is required to limit any permanent organ damage.

Learning outcomes

  1. On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the presenting features of pyelonephritis.
  2. On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to identify patients at risk of developing pyelonephritis.
  3. On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to list the differential diagnoses of pyelonephritis.
  4. On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to Describe the management of patients with pyelonephritis.

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • The results of investigations are interpreted in the context of the patient

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Adult health
  • Care of older people
  • Other

Session summary

Date

Friday 31 May 2019 12:00am - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 12:00am

URL

https://www.ausdoc.com.au/how-treat/pyelonephritis

Delivery

E-learning

Hours

1

Attendees

All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs

For more information contact...

Claire Berman
T: 0284840749
E: claire.berman@adg.com.au