Applied clinical history taking and minor illness
158 Oxford Road, Cowley, OX4 2LA
This is a course, which is delivered by clinical experts who have up to date working knowledge and skills. The three-days will progress candidates towards a safe standard for practice in the management of adults with a minor illness. Attendees will then be ready to gain competency when returning to their place of work.
Aimed at pharmacists, nurses and non-medical prescribers working in walk-in centres, urgent care centres, minor injury units, primary care, general practice, schools, and accident & emergency. The course will also appeal to allied professionals.
To equip the practitioner with history-taking and clinical examination skills to deal with a wide range of minor illness conditions
Explore current best practice and provide the theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered conditions
Taking a clinical history; communication skills; record-keeping
Documentation and record-keeping; certification (NHS and private)
Legal and professional responsibilities
How to conduct a physical examination
Recognising common presentations
Upper respiratory tract colds & flu, cough, sore throat, fever, nose bleeds
Eyes and ears
Skin infections, rashes, wounds, bites and stings, lesions, parasites, allergy
Head, neck and back, headache, head injury, pain, mouth, and dental problems
Abdomen: pain, diarrhea, and vomiting, indigestion, constipation