Consultation and Physical Examination Skills

This module examines key knowledge and skills underpinning patient consultation, assessment and physical examination. The module aims to support the practitioner to develop specialist knowledge of applied anatomy and physiology relevant to the assessment and physical examination of the adult patient.

Allied issues such as requesting investigations, clinical decision-making, inter-professional team working, 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 for application process

Key information

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

Module leader

Katherine Sothcott-Palmer


Semester 2 is now at capacity, meaning we are no longer able to accept further applications for this semester.