Learning to Make Clinical Decisions
COURSE NUMBER: FDM7
Harold A. Henson, RDH, PhD
Clinical reasoning skills are the utmost importance in healthcare professions as they form the foundation of competent and effective patient care. Clinical reasoning refers to the cognitive process that healthcare professionals utilize to a...
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Clinical reasoning skills are the utmost importance in healthcare professions as they form the foundation of competent and effective patient care. Clinical reasoning refers to the cognitive process that healthcare professionals utilize to analyze patient data, interpret clinical information, and make sound decisions about patient diagnosis, treatment and management.
Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students, Dental Educators, Dental Hygiene Educators, Dental Assistant Educators
Date Course Online:
Oct 6, 2023
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Course Expiration Date:
Oct 5, 2026
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Upon completion of this module, the clinical instructor should be able to:
- Discuss the concept of clinical reasoning.
- Describe how to teach clinical reasoning skills.
- Discuss how to assess clinical reasoning.
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