Your subjective examination is one of the important interactions you’ll have with your patients, and helps you identify your patient’s problems, goals and expectations. You’ll also collect valuable info to guide your objective assessment, diagnosis & get great results with your treatment.
We often have to decide between a thorough but time-consuming subjective, or shortening our subjective and risk missing valuable information that’ll help you and your patient. With the pressures of busy practice as well as high patient expectations, how can you keep your subjective history-taking efficient, while developing a thorough understanding of your patient’s needs and the best way to help them?
This presentation will provide you with the fundamental elements you need for a successful subjective examination. You’ll discover:
- Effective strategies you can immediately implement to develop and improve your subjective examination.
- How to structure your questions & subjective assessment to quickly identify relevant info in complex patients & clinical problems
- How to develop therapeutic alliance with your patients, to improve your treatment outcomes
- Communication strategies you can use to efficiently obtain the information you need and improve patient satisfaction
- How to use your subjective assessment to develop a game plan for an efficient objective assessment & treatment
- Case studies, example questions and hot tips to help you improve your subjective history and clinical reasoning process
Aims & Objectives
- Develop communication strategies and skills for effective & efficient subjective history taking
- Understand the benefits and how to develop therapeutic alliance with patients
- Know how to structure questions & the subjective history to quickly identify relevant info in complex patients & clinical problems
- Critically appraise the information from the subjective assessment to structure an efficient objective examination
- Effectively use the subjective assessment to plan an efficient objective assessment & treatment