Clinical History Taking and Physical Examination

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Develop confidence in taking a detailed clinical history and an understanding of the correct examination techniques of each of the systems covered.

The course will appeal to nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals.

"All knowledge and understanding was clarified.. Excellent lecturer and excellent course - will recommend this course!"

"This is an excellent course as an introduction to cardiorespiratory examination. Enjoyed the course and excellent tutor!"

"Fabulous trainer, learnt a lot, can't wait to put it into practice."

  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Taking a history, demonstration and practice
  • Questioning technique, past medical history; social history
  • General observations: Mental state; hands; head & neck
  • Examination of: eyes; mouth; sinuses; ears, throat and neck
  • Demonstration and practice
  • Systems - cardiovascular & respiratory
  • Cardiac examination - demonstration & practice
  • Chest pain: heart sounds, changes associated with ageing:
  • Common cardiovascular conditions
  • Respiratory examination - demonstration & practice
  • History; respiratory sounds, percussion and auscultation
  • Common lung abnormalities
  • Systems - Abdominal examination demonstration and practice
  • Abdominal pain, history, palpation; percussion, auscultation; an overview of abdominal conditions
  • Theory and revision of the genito-urinary tract (male and female) and endocrine system
  • Nervous system: neurological examination: demonstration and practice
  • The limbs and trunk: tone and power; sensation and coordination; reflexes
  • Locomotor system: examination: demonstration and practice
  • Joint dysfunction; muscle dysfunction
  • Legal and professional consideration
  • Understand the principles of correct health examination and social history taking
  • Gain confidence in performing a detailed 'head to toe' physical examination

Bookable Dates

2nd Dec 2020 (09:15)
Central Location, Southampton
13/18 places left
2nd Dec 2020 (09:15)
Central Locations, Manchester, M1
15/18 places left
16th Dec 2020 (09:15)
Central Locations, Birmingham, B1
9/18 places left

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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