Clinical Reasoning in Practice

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Clinical Reasoning in Practice

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module involves placing the student with a team and also in the Student led Clinic. In addition the student will take part in the Journal Club. The module aims to teach the student 1. how to carry out a complete patient assessment (subjective and objective) in 20-25 mins in a clinic or pitch-side environment 2. how to prepare, deliver (in a concise and coherent manner) and discuss case presentations immediately after the patient consultation to plan and progress sport-specific injury rehabilitation to maintain and organise clinical notes

    Learning Outcomes
    1. parform a full clinical assessment of an injured athlete in 25 minutes
    2. perform and discuss an oral presentation of a clinical case after a 25 minute patient assessment
    3. prepare a written case summary with specific emphasis on the rehabilitation plan
    4. perform a journal club presentation
    5. write a log book of cases seen

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.