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Coventry University

An Introduction to Physical Health Assessment

Coventry University via FutureLearn

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Explore methods of best practice for patient consultations

The head-to-toe assessment is considered one of the best ways to quickly determine a patient’s overall condition. As such, it’s an invaluable nursing skill.

You will explore assessment methods on this course. You will be introduced to different patients and follow them through their health journey, considering the conditions they may be suffering from.

You’ll be guided through the clues you gather – working through a sample head-to-toe assessment to learn best practice diagnosis outcomes for your patients.

This course would suit any experienced nurse who wishes to explore methods of best practice for patient consultations.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Taught by

Nicky Parker-Summers


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