Station 5: Brief Clinical Consult

//Station 5: Brief Clinical Consult
Station 5: Brief Clinical Consult 2018-01-30T16:37:04+08:00

Overview of Station 5

  •  Structure
    • Five minutes of preparation time for both scenarios
    • Two ten minute stations
    • Eight minutes of patient interaction
    • Two minutes of questioning by the examiner
  • Time management
    • Three minutes history
    • Three minutes examination
    • Two minutes counselling
      • Exploring the patient’s concerns
      • Giving the patient a management plan
    • Preparation
      • 5 minutes per scenario
      • Differentials
      • What to examine for
      • On call diagnosis (urgent conditions that need immediate treatment)
      • PACES diagnosis (less common conditions which may underlie the presenting condition – e.g. seizures caused by tuberous sclerosis)
    • Counselling
      • Ask the patient how the symptom is affecting their lives
      • Ask the patient if there is anything they would like addressed in the consult
      • Give a management plan
        • Admit or discharge with early follow-up
        • Investigations required
        • Treat the patient’s symptoms
        • Treat the underlying disease
        • Plan of action
        • Safety net (e.g. for headache – if it becomes severe, or if you become nauseous or start vomiting, please come to the Emergency Department)
        • Support groups, if applicable

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