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Short Course

Advanced Clinical Skills: Respiratory or Gastrointestinal System

The aim of these workshops is to offer health professionals knowledge and skills on physical examination of the gastro-intestinal or respiratory system.


Course overview

This workshop will comprise of three parts: an introduction to respiratory or gastro-intestinal signs and symptoms; a demonstration of a respiratory or abdominal physical examination; and the opportunity for supervised practice of demonstrated skills.

Who should attend?

  • Practitioners working in acute, primary or community settings are interested in advancing their role. Especially those caring for patients with respiratory and/or gastro-intestinal needs
  • 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

On completion of the workshop(s) all participants should be able to:

  • Offer a sound understanding of the anatomy of the gastro-intestinal system or the respiratory system
  • Have a working knowledge of undertaking taking a physical gastro-intestinal or physical respiratory examination

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Duration: Half day workshop
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Entry Requirements 

This workshop has been developed for health care professionals working at an advanced level or towards an advanced level of practice.

Maximum number of participants: 20


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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