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Consultation and Physical Examination Skills

This module examines key knowledge and skills underpinning patient consultation, assessment and physical examination of the regional anatomy of the human body. Allied issues such as requesting investigations, clinical decision-making, inter-professional team working and patient referral mechanisms and professional accountability in an enhanced role are also addressed.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: PCPH
Module Code: 3005
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Stuart Pinson


Semester X 


  • 11/05/21
  • 18/05/21
  • 25/05/21


  • 01/06/21
  • 08/06/21
  • 15/06/21
  • 22/06/21
  • 28/06/21


  • 06/07/21
  • 13/07/21

Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here