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Clinical History Taking & Physical Examination

Duration: 3 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 24
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30



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.


"Brilliant course - very informative. Would recommend to others!" 

"Excellent course. Very informative - both theory and practical elements!" 

"Intense, packed full of information but fascinating and exceptionally worthwhile!"  

Past course delegates




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



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