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This module is commissioned by Health Education England as part of its continuing workforce development (CWD) portfolio.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here.  

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

GUIDANCE NOTES

 

 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

The module introduces the process of history taking and assessing the physical manifestations of acute and chronic health issues. You will be able to evaluate clinical findings and assess the severity of symptom complexes relating to core primary care presentations across a range of body systems. Please note this module will not cover specific paediatric assessments.

The module is intensive in nature and requires student commitment and time allocation for the practice of skills within your workplace in preparation for your objective skills clinical examination. 

Course Overview:

  • Clinical decision making – critical thinking, nursing decisions
  • Relevant anatomy and physiology of core body systems
  • History taking
  • Mechanism of illness Aetiology of common primary care presentations
  • Clinical examination techniques
  • Management pathways
  • Pharmacological intervention
  • Psychological and emotional issues
  • Patient empowerment and decision making
  • Documentation
  • Confidentiality and ethics

Teaching Dates:

September Cohort;

Thursday 24th September 2020 (Start Date)

Thursday 1st October 2020

Thursday 8th October 2020

Thursday 15th October 2020

Thursday 22nd October 2020

Thursday 29th October 2020

Thursday 5th November 2020

Thursday 12th November 2020

Thursday 19th November 2020

Thursday 10th December 2020 OSCE

February Cohort;

Thursday 4th February 2021 (Start Date)

Thursday 11th February 2021

Thursday 18th February 2021

Thursday 25th February 2021

Thursday 4th March 2021

Thursday 11th March 2021

Thursday 18th March 2021

Thursday 25th March 2021

Thursday 22nd April 2021

Thursday 6th May 2021 OSCE

 

 

 

 

Course Information

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 6

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Workshops & Guided Study

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start 24th September 2020 or 4th February 2021

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

The module is intensive in nature and requires student commitment. This module is focussed on history taking required for professionals in Primary Care.

Previous evidence of level 5 study.

1.Conduct a concise, thorough history and advanced assessment of the presenting health issue in the body systems;

2.Critically analyse the assessment findings undertaken

3.Evaluate the necessity for clinical investigations in support of the assessment process.

4.Define rationales for clinical decisions, proposed management, and demonstrate the ability to analyse and apply results

5.Communicate effectively their findings to both patient and/or carer and to other Health Care Professionals

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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