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  • Community acquired pneumonia: diagnosis and management


    A module on diagnosing pneumonia, how to assess its severity, and know which antibiotics to prescribe.

    Who is this course for?


    GP trainees

    Hospital doctors

    Foundation doctors

    What will you learn?

    After completing this module you should:

    • Know how to diagnose patients with community acquired pneumonia
    • Understand how to assess the severity of pneumonia using clinical judgement and CURB65 scoring
    • Know what investigations to order for patients with community acquired pneumonia
    • Know which antibiotics to prescribe.