Western Physical Assessment

Western Physical Assessment

WM450 Western Physical Assessment               

 3 Units/30  Hours
Prerequisites: WM301-304

This course provides training in the techniques of history-taking and a detailed study of western physical diagnostic processes, emphasizing three clinical skills: history taking, physical examination, and logical thinking. There will be emphasis on hands-on training to prepare students to be able to perform the procedures of the physical examination with a high degree of comfort and skill.  Students will become familiar with physical examinations of the skin, head, sense organs, chest, abdomen, as well as basic orthopedic and neurological tests.