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Clinical Examination and Management of Long Term Conditions Training

Clinical Examination and Management of Long Term Conditions Training

CPD Points 18 | Duration 3 Days | £299.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

  • Introduction to clinical examination skills
  • Inspection, Auscultation, Percussion, Palpation
  • Communication skills
  • Clinical Interviewing Skills
  • How to take a history including chief complaint and present illness
  • Components of History
  • The importance of Past Medical History
  • Family History and its significance
  • Attributes of symptoms
  • How to document information covering abbreviations
  • Vital signs
  • Examination of Chest
  • Cardiovascular examination
  • Abdominal examination
  • Neurological examination
  • Endocrine system including thyroid
  • Mental Status
  • The limbs and trunk: tone and power, sensation and coordination, reflexes
  • Locomotor system: examination, demonstration and practice, joint dysfunction, muscle dysfunction
  • Legal and professional issues
  • Competency Based Frameworks and importance of mentoring
  • Medication Review
  • Medication Management including Independent Prescribing

Course Aims

This course will build on knowledge that you have already gained in your professional career. You will be enabled to develop your confidence in a safe environment with highly qualified clinicians. You will develop an understanding of correct examination techniques on each of the body systems covered. This course is interactive, so you will actively participate, and there are practice sessions opportunities. There will be opportunities for case studies and case analysis As well as covering the systems there will be opportunities for discussion and teaching on common abnormalities associated with each system.

Course Content

  • Understand the principles of correct health examination and social history taking
  • Gain confidence in performing a detailed ‘head-to-toe’ physical examination

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, District Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Medical students
  • Pharmacists
  • Paramedics and Ambulance Technicians
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