Assessment: General Clinical Nursing Seminar

Includes: Case Studies; Assessment Tools; Respiratory System; Cardiovascular Assessment; Chest Pain; Neurological Assessment; Pain Assessment; Documentation and much, much more...

Overview

This practical and interactive seminar will update your clinical nursing assessment skills to support optimal outcomes and best-practice nursing care. Improve your primary and secondary assessment skills, learn how to select the right assessment tool, and ensure you’re documenting your assessment findings correctly. In this seminar, we will review the normal anatomy, physiology, and common disease states associated with the following systems:

  • The neurological system, including for patients with a head injury
  • The respiratory system, including advanced assessment and the use of chest x-ray
  • The cardiovascular system, including for the patient with chest pain
  • The digestive system, including gastrointestinal and abdominal assessment
  • The musculoskeletal system, including a pain assessment

This is a fundamental update for all nurses. Attend this two-day seminar if you have not had formal education on this topic in the past 12 months. Book now!

Need for Program

The purpose of this seminar is to offer all nurses an opportunity to update their general clinical assessment skills. A particular focus is on the major body systems and their common or challenging disease presentations. Participants will be encouraged to engage in and initiate discussion on case scenarios and clinical experiences. By encouraging nurses to reflect on past situations, this seminar will assist in developing their clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills, immediately assisting them to apply the knowledge gained to their practice and improve patient outcomes.

Purpose of Program

The purpose of this seminar is to offer all nurses an opportunity to update their general clinical assessment skills. A particular focus is on the major body systems and their common or challenging disease presentations. Participants will be encouraged to engage in and initiate discussion on case scenarios and clinical experiences. By encouraging nurses to reflect on past situations, this seminar will assist in developing their clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills, immediately assisting them to apply the knowledge gained to their practice and improve patient outcomes.

Your Learning Outcomes

  • Improve patient comfort during an assessment by preparing the person physically and psychosocially, including by selection of the most appropriate assessment tool
  • Revise the anatomy and physiology of all the body systems covered and review common symptoms of diseases
  • Correlate clinical assessment findings with pathophysiological processes that occur across a range of body systems
  • Document findings and apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based nursing interventions to a patient following a comprehensive assessment

More Information can be found on Ausmed's Website

WHEN
June 14, 2018 at 9am - June 15, 2018
WHERE
Hotel Ibis Brisbane
27 35 Turbot St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Australia
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