Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Clinical Assessment MethodsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400879.2

Discipline: MEDICAL STUDIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Zoran Pletikosa


Assumed Knowledge
Understanding of human anatomy & physiology and pathophysiology of common impairments of health.


Equivalent Units
400262 - Clinical Diagnosis

Prerequisite
400138 Pathophysiology 1 AND 400868 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 AND 400869 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is designed to introduce students to basic principles and essential skills of physical examination and diagnostic/laboratory investigation procedures, required for successful approach to diagnosis of health impairment states. Primary contact health practitioners are expected to have sound understanding of disease presentation, techniques of patient interviewing and examination for collection of relevant clinical information as well as the ability to select appropriate laboratory tests and interpret their findings. This unit will also help students to develop fundamental clinical reasoning skills required in the medical decision making process.


Courses
4660.1Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4710.1Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCURRENT




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