This 20 credit masters-level module will allow you to build on your existing professional skills with a specific focus on comprehensive health assessment and the development of clinical reasoning and clinical decision making skills across a range of diseases (acute and chronic) in adults and children.
Using your existing knowledge as a base you will continue to develop a sound theory and practice framework for history taking, a systematic and accurate clinical examination and clinical problem solving and / or reasoning relevant to each body system and common presentations of the diseases of that system.
This module can be taken as a standalone professional development module or can count towards the following programmes:
- MSc Contemporary
Healthcare (Advancing Practice) (core)
- MSc Contemporary Healthcare (Community Nursing) (core)
- MSc Contemporary Healthcare (optional)
Please note - This module will be discontinued at the end of the academic year 2016/17 and replaced by the masters-level module 'Managing clinical complexity' for the 2017/18 academic year.