1h 35m
Jan Riley
16 May 2017

Clinical Detective: Skin

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.

Identify

Identify the presenting signs and symptoms of the patient and patient history

Describe

Describe the assessment and diagnostic tests required for this patient

Explain

Explain the potential management and expected outcomes for this patient

Identify

Identify the presenting condition

Educator

Comments

20 Jun 2018
Well presented inservice
30 May 2018
helpful resource and presented comfortably and realistically
29 May 2018
this resource was brilliant
26 May 2018
Good
26 May 2018
good
25 May 2018
very interesting
24 May 2018
informative
24 May 2018
very useful. thank you.
16 May 2018
Excellent.
14 May 2018
good
13 May 2018
Excellent presentation for all aged care nurses. Very informative.
08 May 2018
simplified ,informative
02 May 2018
very useful for me
30 Apr 2018
very good
11 Apr 2018
Excellent.
13 Mar 2018
Great VLA and relevant to aged care practice.
20 Feb 2018
Great
14 Dec 2017
Great speaker and powerpoint. Have seen the speaker live and she has such passion for the skin and total patient care.Congrats
08 Nov 2017
This is an excellent learning skills for anyone working in a residential aged home.

Course Overview

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.

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.