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Introduction to: Physical Examination and History Taking

Karolinska Institutet via edX

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The signs and symptoms experienced by patients often present a puzzle for examiners. This course enables you to perform key examination techniques and properly assess all relevant organ symptoms, increasing the likelihood of a correct diagnosis. In addition to students and professionals in the medical and healthcare fields, everyone is welcome to participate.

History Taking is an important part of the examination process. This course teaches the skills needed to select the appropriate questions. Moreover, the course will discuss how to build a trustworthy patient/physician interaction.

The course is led by Stephan L. Haas, Senior Consultant in Gastroenterology and Assistant Professor at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. He has more than 15 years experience in teaching physical examination and History Taking.

Taught by

Stephan L. Haas


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