History Taking/Interviewing Techniques

PHA311

Introduction and development of the skills required for medical history taking as they apply to pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in a variety of settings. Medical history components are introduced in the classroom setting, then developed and reinforced with practical application in a laboratory environment. Emphasis is placed on conducting an appropriate patient interview, gathering, and synthesizing information to provide problem oriented patient care. Techniques in collection, recording, and documenting patient information, formulating differential diagnosis, application of appropriate ICD-10 billing and coding. 2 Credits (1 Lecture - 3 Lab) Fall Only.