1h 5m

Clinical Detective: Cardiovascular

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.

02 Apr 2018

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



Good presentation. Easy to listen to. -- 18 Apr 2018
A very good learning tool -- 18 Apr 2018
Excellent presentation. Clear,and important reminder of doing pre discharge observations and acting on any concerns could be life saving. -- 18 Apr 2018
Very Informative -- 17 Apr 2018
It was a good update -- 16 Apr 2018
The educator was engaging and clear with information -- 15 Apr 2018
well presented. -- 15 Apr 2018
This Clinical Detective case study learning activity kept me thinking the whole way through. I would recommend it to others who enjoy active case study review and learning. -- 14 Apr 2018
educator engaging and recommend to othger health professionals -- 14 Apr 2018
Very valuable information here that I plan to review and undertake more research and study on. It has highlighted particular areas that I am going to concentrate on with further learning, obtaining additional resources and strengthening my current knowledge. Well presented - thank you. -- 13 Apr 2018
good -- 12 Apr 2018
Very informative -- 12 Apr 2018
This is a very helpful resources. -- 11 Apr 2018
Very good presentation - I liked the way quiz questions were used throughout the lecture and time we were given to explore what we thought. -- 11 Apr 2018
Great refresher course and easy to understand. -- 11 Apr 2018
This resource was thought provoking and a good revision tool for health professionals. -- 11 Apr 2018
Very informative education for my continuing professional development to practice -- 09 Apr 2018
The resource is extremely educational and I would recommend it to other health professionals. -- 09 Apr 2018
Informative -- 08 Apr 2018
The educator was excellent with verbal, visual points, and questions and answers. I recommend it to other health professionals. -- 08 Apr 2018
This course have reinforced what I have learnt from Uni as a new grad. -- 07 Apr 2018
some of this presentation was lacking. For example it did not cover off the differential diagnosis of fat embolism -- 07 Apr 2018
Great re-enforcer of current/new knowledge -- 06 Apr 2018
A great way to learn this topic, more engaging and hands on. -- 06 Apr 2018
Good resource for the new graduate -- 06 Apr 2018
Excellent VLA. -- 05 Apr 2018
The topic was very interesting but what made it a fun and learning experience was the way the presenter delivered the material. -- 04 Apr 2018
very well presented -- 04 Apr 2018
Presentation was easy to follow -- 03 Apr 2018
very professional and informational on the current practice of a clinical study -- 03 Apr 2018
Excellent resource and a good case study to use in the clinical area. -- 03 Apr 2018

Course Overview

Topics include:

  • Case study
  • Review of an ORIF procedure
  • Review of Factor V Leiden disorder
  • Examinations
  • Findings
  • Medical interventions
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment and education

Target audience

All health professionals involved in the delivery of healthcare.


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.


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.

Health professionals in Australia that are registered with AHPRA are required to obtain continuing professional development (CPD) hours/points each year that relates to their context of practice, in order to comply with mandatory regulatory requirements.

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