This course trains you to carry out an in-depth history and conduct systematic physical examinations of different areas of the body including the respiratory system, cardiovascular system and the central nervous system. You will also learn best practice in documenting and communicating your findings.
You will cover all aspects of clinical history taking and physical examination, including the principles of history taking and history taking and physical examination of the following:
This course is taught via problem based learning, group discussion, interactive lectures, simulation, workshop sessions and virtual learning environment. There are a total of 70 hours face to face contact time.
The course is assessed in two ways, a 7 station OSCE, and a reflective portfolio of evidence.
Students must be registered healthcare professionals. You should have access to a clinical environment where you can observe and conduct the history taking process and physical examinations.
The fee for this course is £700. There are funded places available.
This information was correct at the time of publication.