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MD982 - Clinical Examination Skills for Health Care Professionals

  • Module code: MD982
  • Module name: Clinical Examination Skills for Health Care Professionals
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of the module is to provide the theoretical underpinning and practice base to enable the health care professional to deliver safe and effective autonomous care. This will include patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed primary and secondary care conditions across the age and acuity spectrum.

Timetabled teaching activities

This module has components which are taken over several months. Students must attend all dates in these months and return to undertake OSCEs. 12 tutorial days

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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
40 CATS (Module code: MD982-40)
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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