Clinical Assessment and Diagnostics HEA4025_N20
This module is currently being phased out and is not available to any student not already registered on a relevant programme.
The module has been designed to enable healthcare professionals to develop the knowledge and skills required to elicit and record an accurate clinical history and perform a clinical examination focusing upon the major body systems. Successful interpretation of clinical diagnostic results, so as to inform a clinical management plan, is a key element within this module.
Teaching for this module has moved online. If you are studying this module, please check your Blackboard area for further updates.
If your tuition fee is being paid by a sponsor or you are a sponsor paying a student’s fee, you are required to send a copy of a purchase order to [email protected].
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Who is this module for?Practising healthcare professionals working within primary and secondary care. Practitioners currently working in walk-in centre, specialist clinics, GP Practices, healthcare centres and in acute trusts will find this module beneficial. Practitioners accessing this module would normally have a minimum of three years post qualification experience in the healthcare setting.
What are the key aims of the programme?The aim of this module is to develop your cognitive and clinical skills with regard to the consultation process, clinical examination of major body systems and interpretation of diagnostic data.
How will I study?
What Will I Study?
- Clinical History
- Clinical Examination including respiratory, cardiovascular, abdominal and neurological
- Interpretation of clinical data including arterial blood gas analysis, ECG, x-ray, biochemistry, haematology and bacteriology.