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CPD1h 10m of CPD
Total Rating(s)31
Publish Date15 July 2018
Review Date06 April 2021
Expiry Date15 July 2021
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
  • 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.

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


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.


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Sally Moyle

Sally Moyle is a Rehabilitation Nurse Educator and has completed her Masters of Nursing (Clinical Nursing and Teaching). She is passionate about education in nursing so we can become the best nurses possible. Sally has experience in many nursing sectors including rehabilitation, medical, orthopaedic, neurosurgical, day surgery, emergency, aged care, and general surgery.

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Tracy Edwards

Tracy Edwards is a Nurse Practitioner working in the emergency department at Modbury Public Hospital in South Australia. In this role, she works in a “see and treat” model of care and 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.

CPD1h 10m of CPD
Total Rating(s)31
Publish Date15 July 2018
Review Date06 April 2021
Expiry Date15 July 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Diagnostic Tools
Evidence-Based Practice
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology

Further Learning

Learner Reviews


31 Total Rating(s)

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Vanaja Radhakrishnan
12 Feb 2019

This learning module advance my knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and improve my confidence while dealing with my patients

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Aira Dechimo
10 Feb 2019

informative and educational

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Bee Chua
28 Jan 2019

Great learning experience

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Gavin david gaylard
25 Jan 2019

Good Job

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mary susan delos reyes
23 Jan 2019

very good

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Margrite Mary Behm
23 Jan 2019

Another interesting and informative presentation.

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Margaret Jack
19 Jan 2019

very informative

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Lydia Borges
15 Jan 2019

This resource explained things clearly and thoroughly. The step by step approach with constant refreshers really added to an engaging course. The content was very relevant and practical to my current setting.

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Daryl Stuart
23 Dec 2018

Interesting course with pertinent information which added-to and updated my existing knowledge.

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05 Dec 2018

Excellent topic as it reinforced what i already know