University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Patient Assessment

Sensorimotor Examination of a Neurologically Involved Patient

The sensorimotor portion of a neurologic examination can provide valuable information about your patient, what is affecting how they move, and their ability to perform all of their activities of daily living (ADLs). This information helps guide which special tests you choose to perform in your examination and your selection of interventions. 

Sep 20, 2023

Reality of Social Determinants of Health: Mateo

In 2019, Nemours Children’s Health conducted a revealing survey involving over 1,000 parents of children under 18. The findings underscored that 32% missed their child’s appointments due to financial or logistical issues, and 23% feared running out of food before they could afford more. This instructive learning module and virtual environment is based on the […]

Aug 2, 2023

Statins: Drug Selection & Patient Education

This module is designed to be a resource for students to review hyperlipidemia as a chronic disease state, understand when statins are indicated in specific patient populations, and prepare students to effectively educate patients taking statins.

Apr 6, 2023

Make the Room Stop Spinning: Evaluation and Treatment of BPPV

This module provides foundational knowledge of the vestibular system which will help learners determine if a patient has benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and which maneuver is most appropriate for treatment, all while working through a patient case. With the use of videos, images, and an interactive web-based app, learners are able to apply their […]

Apr 5, 2023

Beginner’s Guide to Clinical Dental Photography

The e-module serves as an interactive tool to teach students the principles of dental photography. The students will learn how to adjust camera settings and positions to take high-quality intra- and extra-oral photographs.

Apr 4, 2023

Approaching Functional Cognition

Functional cognition describes how cognition is used in daily activity. This e-module will define functional cognition, explain levels of cognitive awareness, and describe how four approaches (Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance, Multicontext Approach, Neurofunctional Approach, Cognitive Disabilities Model) can be used to address functional cognition assessment and intervention.

Apr 4, 2023