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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)204
Publish Date02 April 2018
Review Date31 December 2019
Expiry Date02 April 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:

  • Case study
  • Examinations
  • Findings
  • Medical interventions
  • Diagnosis
  • 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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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.

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)204
Publish Date02 April 2018
Review Date31 December 2019
Expiry Date02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
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Learner Reviews

4.7

204 Total Rating(s)

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Jannine Quigg
19 Mar 2019

Great video and learning

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Katherine Fitzgerald
18 Mar 2019

Great presentation

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Deborah Tracy
18 Mar 2019

clear and concise , encouraged thinking and integration of finings -though I noticed 2 things 1 how can you have bilateral neg Homans sign when 1 leg is post operative and will be painful any way. 2 Term 'compound closed fracture ' - meant ? comminuted closed fracture

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joana boamah
18 Mar 2019

How quickly a patient condition can change and how prompt responds can safe life

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Ellie Franklin
18 Mar 2019

I found this resource is good for reinforcement of knowledge and skills already gained.

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Tracey Loane
17 Mar 2019

THIS INFORMATION WAS EXCEPTIONAL AND A GREAT LAERNING TOOL WELL DONE.

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Margaret-Ellen Huff
17 Mar 2019

Thank you, this learning resource was excellent and very through and succinct in its overview of the assessment and treatment and care, including follow up required for all patients who may present with DVT/PE. It will assist in ensuring appropriate response for all patients coming into hospital through correct assessment and clinical tests and indicators.

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Margaret-Ellen Huff
17 Mar 2019

Thank you, this learning resource was excellent and very through and succinct in its overview of the assessment and treatment and care, including follow up required for all patients who may present with DVT/PE. It will assist in ensuring appropriate response for all patients coming into hospital through correct assessment and clinical tests and indicators.

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Margaret-Ellen Huff
17 Mar 2019

Thank you, this learning resource was excellent and very through and succinct in its overview of the assessment and treatment and care, including follow up required for all patients who may present with DVT/PE. It will assist in ensuring appropriate response for all patients coming into hospital through correct assessment and clinical tests and indicators.

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Margaret-Ellen Huff
17 Mar 2019

Thank you, this learning resource was excellent and very through and succinct in its overview of the assessment and treatment and care, including follow up required for all patients who may present with DVT/PE. It will assist in ensuring appropriate response for all patients coming into hospital through correct assessment and clinical tests and indicators.