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Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)537
First Published02 April 2018
Updated17 February 2019
Expires02 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.

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The Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider number is P0342.

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)537
First Published02 April 2018
Updated17 February 2019
Expires02 April 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Clinical Assessment
Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiovascular
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

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4.6

537 Total Rating(s)

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Tania Boldery
18 Aug 2019

Very informative

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Catherine Scott
14 Aug 2019

Great case study.

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Mincy Joseph
13 Aug 2019

Splendid

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Mary Anne Mercado
10 Aug 2019

Very good source of information that reinforced existing knowledge.

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Natalie Barnes
09 Aug 2019

Good review of an issue that occurs (unfortunately) during many hospital stays

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Ellen Putland
08 Aug 2019

this was a great resource useful for those with limited knowledge of clinical assessment and the application of critical thinking

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Alys Uren
02 Aug 2019

Excellent way of delivery by means of a investigative case study. I could relate to the topic more easily because the events were very realistic in the way we nurse.

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Khushboo Maiyani
01 Aug 2019

Great resource

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Scott Fowler
01 Aug 2019

Engaging and beneficial

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Trang Thi Kieu Huynh
29 Jul 2019

Good education video