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MD981 - Clinical Investigations and Diagnostics for Health Care Professionals

  • Module code: MD981
  • Module name: Clinical Investigations and Diagnostics for Health Care Professionals
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module has been designed to complement the clinical examination module and aims to provide the student with the theoretical underpinning for the acquisition of a range of skills and knowledge to support safe autonomous practice when requesting and interpreting clinical investigations for a wide clinical spectrum of conditions.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 tutorial days plus a separate OSCE day. Students will be expected to attend all five days and return to undertake the OSCE.

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Other essential notes

All applicants must possess at least four years post-registration experience. They will need to be currently employed in a role that will support development of clinical skills during the course of the modules, and have testimony of mentorship support from their employers.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MD981-20)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
locally Adminstered Exam 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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