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Cardiovascular clinical assessment skills

  • Released: 12/2016
  • Study time: 9h:0m
  • Standard price: £250.00
  • NHS HEE funded price: £0.00

This study day is only for pharmacists who are part of the NHS England Clinical pharmacists in general practice pilot.

This workshop is designed to provide an introduction to cardiovascular clinical assessment skills for pharmacists working in patient-facing clinical roles within general practice. We will create a safe environment for you to practise new skills to support a more advanced role in the management of patients with cardiovascular disease.


Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • demonstrate history taking skills with patients who have cardiovascular conditions
  • describe cardiovascular clinical observation and assessment skills
  • justify why an assessment is needed and explain the result
  • plan action following a clinical assessment with the patient or carers
  • analyse the limits of your personal competence and know when to refer.

How to use this programme

We will post the pre-workshop preparation for this workshop on Canvas at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists