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A Comprehensive Approach to History Taking and Physical Assessment

Key Information


Programme Type

Short Course

Delivery

Blended learning

Award

30 UG Credits

Cost

£1620

Next Start Date

September 2024

Course Overview

This course is designed to meet the needs of experienced practitioners such as nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and radiographers.

It aims to equip experienced healthcare practitioners with the knowledge, communication skills, and clinical examination ability to enable them to develop their physical assessment skills, and apply this in their own clinical context.

Key Features

Aligned with NHS career framework

Multiple start dates through the year

Delivered by experienced healthcare professionals

Designed for practitioners

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How You Study

This course takes a blended learning approach which is includes pre-recorded lectures, seminar presentations, practical experience, and self-directed study.

You will also have the opportunity to develop a portfolio which consolidates both theoretical and practical elements o f the course and enables you to demonstrate clinical competence.

This course will aim to cover:
- Anatomy and physiology: Systems covered - Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Abdomen, Neurology, Muscular Skeletal and ear, nose and throat
- Pathophysiology and co-morbidities: Recognition of abnormalities within these systems
- History taking and documentation techniques
- Physical assessment skills - inspection, auscultation, percussion, and palpation
- Advanced communication and patient-centred decision making
- Approaches to care planning and development of care management plans
- Interprofessional boundaries, ethics and the legal implications of professional practice
- Informed consent
- Safeguarding
- Role of the multidisciplinary team in care planning
- Diversity and patient choice in care management

How you are assessed

Assessment on this course is in two parts.

The first will be an Objective Structure Clinical Examination where you will respond to a series of mock clinical situations.

The second is a Clinical Assessment Portfolio which evidences your progress against a series of competency standards.

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