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Abdominal Assessment Masterclass

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £280.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

An opportunity to develop abdominal examination and interviewing technique and an understanding of an array of gastrointestinal and urinary conditions.


"Another superb M&K course well worth attending! Tutor was fantastic!"

"An excellent theoretical practical course to suit staff at all levels of expertise, delivered with motivational guidance and feedback!"

"Brilliant teacher! I have learnt so much in a really fun way. Would thoroughly recommend this course to others!" 

Past course delegates

Course Content

Advanced understanding of GI & Urinary Tract


  • Appetite
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysphagia
  • GI bleed
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss

Conditions including:

  • Appendicitis
  • Ascites
  • Obstruction
  • Diverticulosis
  • Hernia
  • Changes associated with ageing

Liver disease: signs and symptoms, liver failure

History taking & physical examination technique:

  • Inspection
  • Auscultation
  • Percussion;
  • Palpation
  • Tenderness

Identifying structures:

  • Bladder
  • Colonic swellings
  • Kidney
  • Liver & gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • Splenic Enlargement
  • The Stomach

Pain: localising and understanding cause

Rectal examination

Urological conditions, prostate examination

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To develop an enhanced working knowledge of examining the abdomen.
  • Be able to identify major abdominal structures using examination techniques
  • Take and accurately record a relevant clinical history.

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