The successful achievement of the learning outcomes of this module will enable you to:
- critically examine the concept of managing clinical complexity demonstrating extensive critical knowledge and understanding to inform the decision making process
- obtain, analyse and interpret the patient history, presenting symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate differential diagnosis justifying the findings in relation to relevant anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
- demonstrate critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in decision making; interpreting investigations to determine a diagnosis
- promote and use an evidence-based approach to patient management that critically evaluates and applies research and guidance negotiating complex pathways that are required when integrating critical thought and ethical considerations relevant to management of patient/ client needs
- evaluate the context of risk and development of quality, patient/client safety and clinical governance agenda critically reflecting upon student’s individual development.
This module will be delivered twice in the academic year 2019/20
Delivery one: 9, 16, 23, 30 September, 7, 14, October 2019, 13 January and 25 February 2020.
Delivery two: 7, 14, 21, 28 January, 4, 11 February, 12 May and 23 June 2020.
(Occasionally delivery dates might be subject to change – always check with the module lead or Professional Development Unit).
Please be aware that all modules run to minimum numbers. In the event that there are low numbers, this module may be rescheduled to an alternative date. Some modules are also subject to maximum numbers – for further information please contact the Professional Development Unit.