HBS2002 - Clinical Skills 4A
|1.||Demonstrate an understanding of the history taking process and record key components of a presenting complaint relating to the abdomen;|
|2.||Exhibit and interpret a physical examination of the spine, abdomen and selected viscera;|
|3.||Identify common and serious abdominal conditions and determine medical tests that may be used to diagnose them; and|
|4.||Exhibit osteopathic manual techniques and management strategies for conditions of the spine and visceral complaints.|
|Practicum||Abdominal examination (hurdle requirement) (20 mins, in-class)||15%|
|Exercise||History-taking activity (500 words, 45 mins in-class)||15%|
|Test||Quiz - Multiple Choice (90 mins in-class)||30%|
|Examination||Practical examination (hurdle requirement) (45 mins)||40%|
Manipulation of the spine, thorax and pelvis: An osteopathic perspective 4th ed.
Gibbons, P., & Tehan, P. (2016)
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