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Clinical Assessment in Primary Care - BSc CPPD

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Course overview

The module prepares you as a first contact practitioner to undertake basic health assessments and formulate differential diagnoses for infants, children, young people and patients/clients who have commonly presenting problems in primary care.

During the module you will learn how to perform a system based health assessment as a way in which to effectively and holistically assess a client through history taking, health assessment, differential diagnosis and client/case management.


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This module can be taken as part of the BSc Nursing Studies top up degree. If you wish to complete a top-up degree, please apply directly on the Nursing Studies programme webpage. If you would still like to complete this module as a CPPD student but would like to complete a top-up degree at a later date, please note that you will only be able to transfer a maximum of 30 credits which have been awarded within 5 years prior to the start date of the programme (top-up degree). For any further information regarding top-up degrees please contact the CPPD team (healthcppd@city.ac.uk).

Module Dates:

Term 1

SEP: Wednesday 26 September 2018
OCT: Wednesday 3 October, 10 October, 17 October  and 31 October 2018
NOV:  Wednesday 7 November, 14 November, 21 November and 28 November 2018
DEC:  Wednesday 5 December 2018

Module Submission Date: 7 January 2019

Term 3:

MAY: Wednesday 8 May and 22 May 2019.
JUN: Thursday 5 June and 19 June 2019
JUL: Tuesday 3 July and 12 July 2019.

Module Submission Date: 9 September 2019

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Dr Julie-Ann MacLaren

    Julie joined City University London as a Senior Lecturer in Education Development in 2008. In this role she led and developed mentorship provision; developing new modules and more flexible approaches to achieving this award for working nurses and midwives. Although Julie still actively contributes to these modules, her role has taken ...