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Unit of Study OSTP3003 Clinical Reasoning in Osteopathic Medicine (2023)

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

synthesise pathophysiological theory into practice in the context of common patient presentations relative to the orthopaedic, rheumatological, and neurological systems

demonstrate diagnostic clinical reasoning in these systems, including physical examination, laboratory and imaging technologies

critically explore the integration of the osteopathic concept of health and disease with the diagnostic process

construct management of patient cases based on an integrated diagnostic process

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hrs (Twice weekly)
Viva voce50%
Case study30%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hrs (Twice weekly)
Viva voce50%
Case study30%

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