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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)523
Published02 April 2018
Expires02 April 2020
Review Due30 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)523
Published02 April 2018
Expires02 April 2020
Review Due30 December 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
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4.6

523 Total Rating(s)

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Jessica Desley Groves
17 Jul 2019

Great resource, very informative.

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KELLY TRUDGEN
16 Jul 2019

Well documented and thoughtful presentation of clinical assessment and pathway of therapeutic diagnosis and management.

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wendy crouch
15 Jul 2019

Helped to re enforce my current knowledge & provides confidence when performing my patient care

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Alicia White
14 Jul 2019

Voice was a bit difficult to listen to

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Rosemarie Ann Lattin
14 Jul 2019

Fantastic resource

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Marta Salek
12 Jul 2019

This activity was interesting and presented in such a way that it was easy to follow. The short videos interspersed with short quizzes helped to reinforce the material presented.

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David Stride
10 Jul 2019

Well presented. Diagnostic skills well explained. Signs and Symptoms well covered.

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Laura Chapman
09 Jul 2019

This resource was clear and concise, entertaining and informative. Graphics and power points facilitated learning.

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Dean James Irwin
09 Jul 2019

Extra knowledge gained from insight into hospital care and interventions and the diagnostic tools available to provide a patients clinical diagnosis.

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Tyson Joseph Peters
07 Jul 2019

esay fro me to run with and comprehand the contance in to