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Details
CPD1h 35m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)141
First Published
Updated01 January 2019
Expires 29 June 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
  • The importance of holistic assessment
  • Differences between venous and arterial insufficiency
  • Assessment tools
  • Patient treatment and education
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
  • Correlate clinical assessment findings with appropriate and timely interventions to improve patient outcomes.
  • Strengthened professional judgment may lead to earlier detection of signs and symptoms of deterioration and decrease the burden of illness.
  • Knowledge of appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures may decrease the potential for over-servicing and unnecessary interventions.
Target Audience

This Course is designed for registered nurses and other health professionals working in primary healthcare, community and acute settings.

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

Portrait of Jan Riley
Jan Riley

Jan Riley is a specialist dermatology nurse based in regional New South Wales, Australia. Her postgraduate studies include a Certificate in Dermatology Nursing (USA), Master of Nursing (NP) and Certificates in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine. Driven by a passion for “all things skin”, Jan is a staunch and passionate mentor and advocate, who is always ready and willing to share knowledge and inspire nurses to understand skin’s impact on daily lives. Her active participation in a range of professional activities has greatly assisted to raise the profile of dermatology and skin disease in the community. Jan currently develops and presents skin education modules through a co-directed nurse education company (Dermatology Nurse Education Australia) for nurses across all areas of care delivery. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD1h 35m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)141
First Published
Updated01 January 2019
Expires 29 June 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Dermatology
Integumentary and Skin
Clinical Assessment
Wound Management
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
141 Total Rating(s)
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Chethana Amadoru
16 Nov 2019

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Jim Bua
05 Nov 2019

Good course, worth doing

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Yvette Yvette
04 Nov 2019

Informative education on skin assessment

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Erin howard
16 Oct 2019

This was really helpful, the case study format was practical and in depth.

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Jean Taminaya
27 Sep 2019

It is thorough and very informative.

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Louise palmer
21 Sep 2019

Very good learning tool.

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Rosiely Marahatta
16 Sep 2019

Skin integrity

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NICK PEARSON
12 Sep 2019

A very interesting lesson much enjoyed

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Angela Tomaras
22 Aug 2019

Great way to learn by having a case study throughout the process.

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Khushboo Maiyani
01 Aug 2019

Great resource.