Clinical Assessment And Investigation Of Cardiology And Stroke Module Examination

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MY REFLECTION ON APPLIED CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND INVESTIGATION IN CARDIOLOGY AND STROKE MODULE EXAMINATION
Reflection is an important tool in learning. Critical reflection which is a branch of “critical thinking” allows practitioners brood about their practice and belief, requiring them to step-back and scrutinize their reasoning by asking probing questions (Mezirow, 1990). The module applied clinical assessment and investigation in cardiology and stroke is one of the core courses for Msc cardiology and stroke. As part of its assessment, I will be reflecting on my experience during the clinical examination for this module. This reflective essay will x-ray this experience by critically evaluating my performance, analysing other ways I could have acted as well as my plans when faced with such situation in the future.
The clinical assessment was scheduled to hold at 11.00am on Thursday 21st January 2016 at the health research building, collage lane campus. I had made preparation towards this day by studying the materials available both in the teaching resources section on StudyNet and at the Learning resource centre. The day finally came and I was quite confident and relaxed. Arrived at the exam venue exactly 9.45am and found out that some group of students were having their examination that same day, so I went somewhere quiet to do a last minute revision. After some minutes, I came over to check the time allotted to me with the collage staff in charge of assigning students to…

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