Details
CPD1h 35m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)97
Published16 May 2017
Updated01 January 2019
Reviewed14 February 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 include:

  • The importance of holistic assessment
  • Differences between venous and arterial insufficiency
  • Assessment tools
  • Patient 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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Jan Riley

Jan Riley is a specialist dermatology nurse based in regional New South Wales, Australia. Her postgraduate studies include a Certificate in Dermatology Nursing (USA), Master of Nursing (NP) and Certificates in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine. Driven by a passion for “all things skin”, Jan is a staunch and passionate mentor and advocate, who is always ready and willing to share knowledge and inspire nurses to understand skin’s impact on daily lives. Her active participation in a range of professional activities has greatly assisted to raise the profile of dermatology and skin disease in the community. Jan currently develops and presents skin education modules through a co-directed nurse education company (Dermatology Nurse Education Australia) for nurses across all areas of care delivery.

Details
CPD1h 35m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)97
Published16 May 2017
Updated01 January 2019
Reviewed14 February 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Dermatology
Integumentary and Skin
Clinical Assessment
Wound Management
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Learner Reviews

4.6

97 Total Rating(s)

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ARJUN BHATTARAI
24 May 2019

good resource

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Danielle Wohling
23 May 2019

Well presented course and easy to follow.

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Paul Merton
22 May 2019

Excellent resource

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Sirini Prathibha Ariyarathna Korale Kankanamge
21 May 2019

Very detailed and clear explanation. Sparked interest to study more about this area in nursing.

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Windolyn Moschatos
21 May 2019

It is a very good source of information that gives additional knowledge about proper assessment and documentation.

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Brandon Nguyen
21 May 2019

An interesting activity that covers the the basic principles of thorough skin assessments

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Angela Machoka
20 May 2019

Educative

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AMANDEEP KAUR DHILLON
20 May 2019

Educational and interactive.

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HYEYOUNG SHIN
20 May 2019

Very helpful resource

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Winston Pablo Villamin
20 May 2019

The resource material is very informative.