Applied health assessment and advanced practice

Subject code: NS53478

This subject is designed to build on the knowledge and skills gained in NS5346 (Advanced health assessment) with the aim of identifying deviations from normal health states. Students will further develop clinical reasoning skills relevant to advanced health assessment and apply knowledge of pathophysiology to conduct comprehensive and systematic health assessments.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  • Conduct advanced, culturally competent and comprehensive health assessment to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings in clinical assessment.
  • Integrate knowledge of clinical symptomatology, health assessment findings, pathophysiology, and diagnostics to prioritise clinical care and appropriate referral to the broader multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Explain clinical findings and justify related care plans
  • Critically reflect on clinical skills and competencies for advanced clinical practice.

Assessment

Mini clinical examinations (non weighted)

Case study (60%)

Reflective paper (40%)

 

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