This module will provide the advanced nurse practitioner in training to develop systematic clinical examination skills. This will provide baseline knowledge to promote autonomous clinical decision making by synthesising key clinical findings in determining differential diagnosis.
Students are required to have a minimum of three years post-qualifying experience.
Each student will need to identify a designated medical practitioner who meets the module criteria and is agreed by their line manager.
A Supervisors Agreement Form must be completed as part of your application and approved by the module co-ordinator prior to your admission to this module.
All applicants must have a current valid registration with their respective governing body, for example NMC, HCPC etc.
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You will learn to:
Content will include:
Learning will be integrated in an appropriate diagnostic and decision-making framework. This will enable you to:
The module is delivered through face to face teaching, demonstration and participation in clinical skills. These skills will then be practised in clinical practice, work based learning, under the supervision of your designated medical practitioner.
The assessment of the module comprises:
Assessment 1: Assessment of Clinical Competencies
Assessment 2: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE’s)
2 days in late January or early February
David Fitzpatrick and Julia Scott