Lesson Overview

Access: 30 days 

Cost: $60.00 NZD 

Includes CPD Certificate

Health screening is important to help identify modifiable lifestyle factors that may help prevent development of chronic, non-communicable diseases, and to identify patients whose symptoms may be part of a systemic medical condition. 

In this lesson, we cover:

  • Health guidelines for alcohol, tobacco and physical activity.
  • Health risk factors.
  • Atypical signs & symptoms.
  • Review of body systems.
  • Health screening processes in the clinic setting.

Learning Activities:
  • Pre-reading articles (4)
  • Video presentation (22 mins)
  • Quiz

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Discuss evidence-informed health guidelines for alcohol. tobacco and physical activity.
  • List and describe the health risk factors for medical conditions that cause shoulder and upper limb referred pain.
  • List and describe atypical signs & symptoms that may indicate the presence of a non-musculoskeletal pain source of symptoms and specific medical conditions.
  • List key features of main body system involvement in medical conditions.
  • Understand the optimum methods of patient health screening.


Study Time:
Approx. 4 hours


Lesson curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • How to use this course

    • Copyright Warning Notice

    • About you

  2. 2
    • Manual

    • Pre-Reading

    • Resources

    • Video Presentation

  3. 3
    • Quiz

  4. 4
    • Before you go...