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Gathering Information – Underpinning the Biomedical History
Efficiently collect your patient’s biomedical information aligned with the ICF

1.5 hours

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Marissa Fourie is a physiotherapist with a special interest in effective patient communication and the management of acute and chronic pain

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Introduction

Gathering biomedical information is an essential skill in healthcare practice. The development of the biopsychosocial model has emphasized the significance of the history-taking process to gather as much information as possible to support optimal clinical reasoning. In this sixth course in the programme, Marissa Fourie will discuss the essential elements of gathering information together with the use of the International Classification of Function (ICF), Disability and Health in the clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation process.

Aims

The purpose of this course is to increase your knowledge about gathering comprehensive biomedical information in order to optimise your clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

Practicalities

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.3 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • discuss the concepts of clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation
  • explain the use and components of the ICF
  • explain the gathering of the medical information with regards to symptom behaviour, red flags, medical history, family history and the review of other systems

Online Course: Gathering Information – Underpinning the Biomedical History

Efficiently collect your patient’s biomedical information aligned with the ICF

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Course instructor:

Marissa Fourie

Marissa Fourie is a physiotherapist with a special interest in effective patient communication and the management of acute and chronic pain

1.5 hours
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Participants

Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Gathering biomedical information is an essential skill in healthcare practice. The development of the biopsychosocial model has emphasized the significance of the history-taking process to gather as much information as possible to support optimal clinical reasoning. In this sixth course in the programme, Marissa Fourie will discuss the essential elements of gathering information together with the use of the International Classification of Function (ICF), Disability and Health in the clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation process.

Aims

The purpose of this course is to increase your knowledge about gathering comprehensive biomedical information in order to optimise your clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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