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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)624
First Published
Updated17 February 2019
Expires 02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course will reinforce why certain diagnostic tests, observations and procedures are undertaken to confirm or eliminate potential clinical problems. You will be asked a series of questions throughout the case study that will assist you with this and your learning.

Topics
  • Case study, examinations and findings
  • Interventions, diagnosis and treatment
  • Patient education of the clinical problem presented
Need

We use critical thinking skills and professional judgment on a daily basis in our practice.

It is important that we continue to revise and strengthen these skills to ensure that we are able to recognise deteriorating patients and changes to conditions in a timely manner.

Purpose

The purpose of this Course is to enhance your critical thinking, assessment, and problem-solving skills by working through a case study in order to identify and act on a common clinical condition.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the presenting signs and symptoms of the patient and patient history
  • Describe the assessment and diagnostic tests required for this patient
  • Explain the potential management and expected outcomes for this patient
  • Identify the presenting condition
Target Audience

Registered nurses and other health professionals working in general and acute areas will find this Course beneficial given the prevalence and seriousness of cardiovascular conditions.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Tracy Edwards

Tracy Edwards is a Nurse Practitioner who works in the emergency department at Modbury Public Hospital in South Australia. In this role, she works in a “see and treat” model of care. She also works with the rapid assessment team, where she is required to fulfil both clinical and educational duties. Tracy has experience as a practice nurse and has held other management positions, including acting quality and clinical risk manager. Tracy is particularly interested in vascular health and has run several extra vocational programs focused on the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Tracy was a finalist in the "future leader" category for the South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2011 and won a South Australian Premiers Travelling Scholarship in 2011/12. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)624
First Published
Updated17 February 2019
Expires 02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
624 Total Rating(s)
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Susan Kutcher
19 Jan 2020

No evidence of bias

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Geno Ungil
16 Jan 2020

A great case study.

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Keryn Menzel
15 Jan 2020

Learning module was very thorough and easy to follow case study was very interesting, and kept me engaged throughout, the whole process of the assessment was excellent !

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Lourice Khoury
15 Jan 2020

Great use of clinical case study, recommendations, and opportunity to think critically. Also enjoyed answering questions to test my knowledge.

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Tori kenny
14 Jan 2020

I enjoyed the learning

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Mini Uthuppu
13 Jan 2020

This resource was well explained how to detect and role of a nurse in saving the life of the patient. It encouraged critical thinking and given more confidence in decision making.

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Ben Moore
12 Jan 2020

Enjoyed the systematic approach which the importance of adequate history taking.

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Jo-Anne Asgill
10 Jan 2020

This course is a great learning tool to feel confident in patient care. It is crucial to have prompt assessment, diagnosis and treatment to obtain the best outcome for the patient and to reduce the risk of mortality.

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Elise Lilleyman
09 Jan 2020

Excellent for critical thinking and clinical judgement skills

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Kristin Smith
06 Jan 2020

I did not enjoy this resource