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Clinical Patient Assessment for Health Professionals (NR3177)

This module aims to develop the role of the health professional in undertaking a holistic clinical patient assessment that will encompass history taking and physical examination.

Normality is the focus of the module which will enable the health professional to contribute to a collaborative clinical diagnosis.

Fundamental physical assessment skills of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation will be applied to key systems including cardiovascular, respiratory, abdominal, neurological and eyes and ears.

The module is skills orientated where examination techniques are demonstrated and students are encouraged to practice on each other. It will be the student's responsibility to engage with the content of the module and to apply the skills to their clinical practice.

Module dates

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Module leaders

Catherine Dunn

Catherine Dunn

Lecturer: Adult Nursing

Email
dunnc5@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 206 87544
Neil Thomas

Neil Thomas

Senior Lecturer: Adult Nursing

Email
thomasn6@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 206 87127

Further information

Module codeNR3177
Credits30
Level6