Make an initial assessment and a differential diagnosis.

Make an initial assessment of a patient’s problems and a differential diagnosis. Understand the process by which doctors make and test a differential diagnosis.

Scottish Doctor 3:

3.1 Learning outcomes for clinical skills (SD3)

http://www.scottishdoctor.org/node3.asp?id=0100000000

 

Foundation Programme:

7 Good clinical care (UK FP 2012)

7.4 Diagnosis and clinical decision making

 

Good Medical Practice:

Domain 1 Knowledge, skills and performance (GMP)

http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/good_medical_practice/knowledge_skills_performance.asp