Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Friday 1 June 2018, 9am-12pm
The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills of consultation skills and history taking.
This workshop will enable participants to understand what is required when taking a comprehensive history from a patient/client. Additionally, the workshop will review the participant’s knowledge of consultation models and therapeutic communication skills in light of this new skill.
Who should attend?
- Practitioners working in acute, primary or community settings interested in advancing their role
- Practitioners interested in a foundation for the Nurse Practitioner degree or Advanced Practice masters, or ahead of the Non-Medical Prescribing programmes
- Practitioners wanting an update on existing skills
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
is a Senior Lecturer at UCLan and a qualified NMC nurse tutor, and teaches across the pre-registration and post-registration courses. Her special interests are advanced clinical skills and triage.
Learning outcome & aims
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:-
- Discuss the relevance of advanced history taking skills within the UK healthcare arena
- Understand what is required when taking a comprehensive history from a patient/client
- Enhance their therapeutic communication skills in light of this new skill, history taking.
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