School Of Health Sciences

Clinical Assessment MethodsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400879.2


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

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

Equivalent Units
400262 - Clinical Diagnosis

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

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.

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