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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)606
First Published
Updated17 February 2019
Expires 02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course will reinforce why certain diagnostic tests, observations and procedures are undertaken to confirm or eliminate potential clinical problems. You will be asked a series of questions throughout the case study that will assist you with this and your learning.

Topics
  • Case study, examinations and findings
  • Interventions, diagnosis and treatment
  • Patient education of the clinical problem presented
Need

We use critical thinking skills and professional judgment on a daily basis in our practice.

It is important that we continue to revise and strengthen these skills to ensure that we are able to recognise deteriorating patients and changes to conditions in a timely manner.

Purpose

The purpose of this Course is to enhance your critical thinking, assessment, and problem-solving skills by working through a case study in order to identify and act on a common clinical condition.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the presenting signs and symptoms of the patient and patient history
  • Describe the assessment and diagnostic tests required for this patient
  • Explain the potential management and expected outcomes for this patient
  • Identify the presenting condition
Target Audience

Registered nurses and other health professionals working in general and acute areas will find this Course beneficial given the prevalence and seriousness of cardiovascular conditions.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Tracy Edwards

Tracy Edwards is a Nurse Practitioner who works in the emergency department at Modbury Public Hospital in South Australia. In this role, she works in a “see and treat” model of care. She also works with the rapid assessment team, where she is required to fulfil both clinical and educational duties. Tracy has experience as a practice nurse and has held other management positions, including acting quality and clinical risk manager. Tracy is particularly interested in vascular health and has run several extra vocational programs focused on the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Tracy was a finalist in the "future leader" category for the South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2011 and won a South Australian Premiers Travelling Scholarship in 2011/12. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)606
First Published
Updated17 February 2019
Expires 02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
606 Total Rating(s)
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Treena Sanders
12 Dec 2019

Great learning

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Annie Bennett
07 Dec 2019

Good relevant information

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Brodie Rollason
30 Nov 2019

Great resource

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Alex Dimmick
29 Nov 2019

Overall a good resource, with the use of a case study throughout the module I was better able to understand the information presented.

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Christine Reekie
28 Nov 2019

This was an excellent presentation. Instructive and easy to follow.

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David Brannigan
28 Nov 2019

Some questions were ambiguous i.e. the Wells score questions. Try "looking at the previous slides..." The questions often came before the teaching points.

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Christian Berne
27 Nov 2019

good resource with clear concise presentation. Methodical assessment helpful for real life practice

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bronwyn langfeldt
26 Nov 2019

Very informative, very well explained and is a useful reference.

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Patrick Francis Berry
25 Nov 2019

The was excellent. Re-enforcing current knowledge while introducing new material that will be highly useful.

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Yeon kyeong Han
25 Nov 2019

helpful,