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Unit of Study OSTP2003 - Osteopathic Diagnosis I (2022)

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate basic patient interview and effective communication skills

contrast the mechanical, physiological and biochemical changes found in selected disorders to normal anatomy and physiology of specific regions and systems of the body

identify and interpret the signs and symptoms of disease affecting specific regions and systems of the body

demonstrate beginner skills of physical assessment of specific regions and systems of the body

formulate safe, hypothetical management plans for common clinical problems of specific regions and systems of the body

demonstrate adherence to ethico-legal requirements for health care practice and developing professional behaviour