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Advanced History Taking and Assessment is a single, practice-focused module which provides students with the opportunity to develop their critical thinking through enhanced knowledge and skills in taking a comprehensive patient history and performing a thorough physical and psychosocial assessment.
Students will be expected to demonstrate analysis and evaluation through their assessment skills, and ability to accurately document a patient / client health history and examination findings using appropriate terminology, reporting deviations from normal in a succinct manner to colleagues within the multidisciplinary team.Students must have explicit support from their clinical manager to undertake this module of study because there is a requirement for supervision in practice.
How this course helps you developTeaching, learning and assessment strategies include development of core postgraduate attributes. This encourages development of critical self-awareness and personal literacy, digital and information literacy and active citizenship within the context of both academic and research literacy.
Students who complete this module will have a core component toward the Master’s programme requirements for advanced practice, which may facilitate further career progression.