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Physical Assessment

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These mod­ules has been com­piled to assist the remote, rur­al and iso­lat­ed health prac­ti­tion­er in gain­ing the the­o­ret­i­cal knowl­edge on the var­i­ous clin­i­cal areas of phys­i­cal assess­ment and its appli­ca­tion to patient health outcomes.

Gain the the­o­ret­i­cal knowl­edge on the var­i­ous clin­i­cal areas of phys­i­cal assess­ment and its appli­ca­tion to patient health outcomes.

Pri­ma­ry and Sec­ondary Survey
  • Describe a sys­tem­at­ic approach to the assess­ment and pri­ori­ti­sa­tion of life threat­en­ing con­di­tions and their ongo­ing management
Neu­ro­log­i­cal Assessment
  • Review brain anato­my and physiology.
  • Brief overview of brain injury pathol­o­gy and ear­ly man­age­ment strategies
  • Iden­ti­fy the process used for a neu­ro­log­i­cal assessment
  • Describe and illus­trate the use of the Glasgow
  • Coma Scale as part of a neu­ro­log­i­cal assessment
  • Apply knowl­edge to sce­nario based learning
Spinal Assess­ment
  • Brief overview of spinal anatomy
  • Iden­ti­fy mech­a­nisms of injury that alert you to poten­tial spinal injury
  • Describe assess­ment for spinal injury
  • Describe appro­pri­ate man­age­ment when poten­tial spinal injuries have been identified
Res­pi­ra­to­ry Assessment
  • Revi­sion of anatomy
  • Review of oxy­gen deliv­ery systems
  • Health His­to­ry
  • Assess­ment — Inspec­tion – Pal­pa­tion – Per­cus­sion – Auscultation
  • Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Car­dio­vas­cu­lar Assessment
  • Doc­u­ment a patient’s health history
  • Assess patient’s gen­er­al appearance
  • Assess Jugu­lar Venous Pres­sure (JVP)
  • Aus­cul­tate heart sounds
  • Aware­ness of car­dio­vas­cu­lar diag­nos­tic tests
  • Assess vas­cu­lar sup­ply to extremities
  • Doc­u­ment assess­ment findings
Abdom­i­nal Assessment
  • Review briefly the anato­my and phys­i­ol­o­gy of the abdomen
  • Doc­u­ment a patient’s health history
  • Assess­ment — Inspec­tion – Pal­pa­tion – Per­cus­sion – Auscultation
  • Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Pae­di­atric Assessment
  • How to recog­nise an unwell child
  • A struc­tured approach to a pae­di­atric assessment
  • Assess­ment and man­age­ment strate­gies to man­age a child with pain
Delivery
Title
Physical Assessment
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
CPD Points
All CRANAplus cours­es attract CPD points with the accept­ed method of cal­cu­la­tion being 1 hour of learn­ing earns 1 CPD point.
Price
Free
Price Details
Member: $89.10 Non Member: $99
Location
Online
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