University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Patient Assessment

Physical Exam

This e-module focuses on how to inspect the thorax and extremities, palpation of the thorax and lung fields, percussion of the thorax and lung fields, and auscultation of the lung fields to include all lobes of the lungs.

Feb 7, 2022

Vital Signs

This learning module discusses the processes for measuring and documenting each of the five vital signs. Learners will practice the process and norms for each vital sign.  

Aug 6, 2021

Bruxism Oral Appliances

The learner will be able to reinforce their knowledge about signs and symptoms of bruxism. By using animation, interactive quizzes and patient case scenarios the learner will understand the different characteristics of intraoral appliances associated with bruxism, their designs and indications. Based on complexity of signs, symptoms and/or initial treatment outcomes, the learner will be able to differentiate the need for specialty referral.  

Apr 12, 2021

Prenatal Screening

This module highlights routine prenatal screenings done throughout the three trimesters of pregnancy.

Apr 12, 2021

Interprofessional Team Based Care of a Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

In this module, students will follow a patient that experiences a heart attack. Students will learn from nine healthcare providers that work as a team to successfully manage and treat this patient’s condition.

Apr 12, 2021

A physicist’s primer for effective patient communication

This module presents a brief justification for physicist-patient consultations in Radiation Oncology in addition to essential strategies and skills physicists will need for effective patient communication. Sample physicist-patient interactions are demonstrated for the learner to critique, and an interactive simulation allows the learner to practice and see the impact of their communication strategies on patient […]

Apr 12, 2021