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Examination of a 60-year-old Man with Unilateral Hearings Loss course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session uses a video clip to demonstrate how to carry out a focused, problem-based physical examination on a patient presenting with unilateral hearing loss in primary care.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in September 2018.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe an appropriate physical examination for a patient with unilateral hearing loss
  • Make a targeted examination in order to help make a diagnosis and management plan
  • Explain to the patient the reasons for your examination and obtain informed consent
  • Conduct the examination in a patient centred way and explain the process and your findings
  • Produce a management plan jointly with the patient

Hearing loss is a common symptom presenting in general practice. This module concentrates on unilateral hearing loss in an adult.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Complete the introductory session to this module: Introduction to Physical Examination (400-0001)
  • Be working or training in a general practice context
Instructors / Speakers
Peter Godfrey,
GP trainer

Dr Peter Godfrey MSc FRCGP DRCOG has been a GP in inner-city Bristol for 25 years. He has a long standing interest in medical education and in helping GPs develop.

He is a GP trainer, an appraiser, a GP mentor and an examiner for MRCGP.

Delivery
Title
Examination of a 60-year-old Man with Unilateral Hearings Loss course for GPs
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
4.00_11
Access Duration (in months)
12
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