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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)446
Published02 April 2018
Updated17 February 2019
Reviewed30 December 2019
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 include:

  • Case study
  • Examinations
  • Findings
  • Medical interventions
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment and education

Target audience

All health professionals involved in the delivery of healthcare.

Purpose

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.

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.

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

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.

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)446
Published02 April 2018
Updated17 February 2019
Reviewed30 December 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
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Learner Reviews

4.6

446 Total Rating(s)

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Evelyn Tabor
23 May 2019

Great!

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Josephine Parry
23 May 2019

This course is very relevant and easy to follow and I like the case assessment model used as it allows me to apply knowledge in a realistic scenario

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Patiance Mrubi
23 May 2019

This resource was very helpfull and up to the point.Easy to follow and easy to understand.It's an easy and very good way of maintaining and improving clinical knowledge. I loved it.

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Jagmeet kaur
23 May 2019

Very helpful

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Jane Cranley
23 May 2019

good exercise in assessment

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eunice ekwensi
23 May 2019

IS ALL ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD HISTORY TAKING , AND INVESTIGATIONS. GOOD PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS IN RELATION TO HEALTH ISSUES.

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Tracy stratton
22 May 2019

Informative course

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rochelle mcbryde
22 May 2019

I enjoyed this lecture. It was informative, interesting and thorough

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Paul Merton
22 May 2019

Excellent resource

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Dale Smith
22 May 2019

Provided with me with new information regarding assessment tools for a diagnosis with regard to PE and DVT. Also reinforced my existing knowledge by confirming I am able to recognise symptoms of a deteriorating patient.