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Nursing Studies - The Physical Examination


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Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

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Modules in Nursing Studies - The Physical Examination

The Physical Examination provides the learner with an overview of the systematic approach to conducting an effective examination, emphasising the vital role of the nursing professional in supporting the patient and physician.


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Specimen Collection provides a more focused series of tests procedures to determine the functioning and health status of vital internal organs and body components.


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The Physical Assessment provides the learner with an overview of the procedures and techniques applied when conducting a complete Physical Assessment.


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Patient Vital Signs are measured through weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature readings. These measurements form the basis for other more in depth medical checks performed where necessary during the Physical Examination, Physical Assessment and additionally from Patient Specimens collected.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Opara Cynthia Nigeria Course Module: Module 2: Specimen Collection Course Topic: Throat Cultures Comment: throat culture are done to isolate and identify any pathogen which may be medium.the medium/slide is incubated in d lab 2 determine which organisms that causes throat disorder. 2013-06-14 11:06:27
  • Opara Cynthia Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: The Physical Examination Course Topic: The Function of the Practical Nurse during the Physical Examination Comment: as a practical nurse, you should know the basics of the examination order to have the appropriate equipment and supplies in hand,and so that u may place the patient and drape him correctly. 2013-06-14 10:06:50
  • Opara Cynthia Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: The Physical Examination Course Topic: The Function of the Physical Examination Comment: the function of the physical examination is to provide the information known about the patients health status. 2013-06-14 09:06:02
  • Jude Ikechukwu Nwaigwe Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: The Physical Examination
    Course Topic: The Function of the Physical Examination
    Comment: i.m a nigerian guy ,as a public health officier, i like it. 2012-11-19 11:11:24
  • Saikou l Darboe Gambia Course Module: Module 1: The Physical Examination
    Course Topic: The Function of the Physical Examination
    Comment: A comphrensive idea about nursing can really help because i work in a health center as social worker. 2012-11-13 18:11:39
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Nursing Studies - The Physical Examination

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