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How to Examine Patients Course & Kit

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Develop practical medical skills with this fascinating kit by The Apprentice Doctor! The "How to Examine Patients Course & Kit" provides students with a thorough introduction to medical science & examination principles. Read More

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Develop practical medical skills with this fascinating kit by The Apprentice Doctor!

An excellent learning resource for future doctors, this "How to Examine Patients Course and Kit" provides middle and high school students with a thorough introduction to medical science and examination principles.

Whether you are a teenager or adult interested in medical school and a medical career, or a parent that simply wants to better understand how to examine a sick child, you will enjoy and benefit greatly from this course.

Much more than a quick "how-to" experiment kit for kids, this is a complete course covering the basics of medical principles and patient examination. Learn by reading, watching, listening, and actually doing it yourself through videos, special audio files, and practicing the medical techniques using the hands-on instruments included with the course. Follow along with the Free Online Course here as you complete the activities in the kit. You can review and practice any section of the course repeatedly until you master both the concepts and practical techniques.

This thorough and complete introductory course develops knowledge of medicine and the human body while teaching practical applications of how to examine patients.

The following major sections comprise The Apprentice Doctor course:

  • Introduction: sterility and asepsis, medical history
  • Principles of Examination: sound/hearing, light/vision, medical instruments, patient examination
  • The Human Body Systems: all 11 systems including skin/covering, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive
  • Diseases: diagnosis of diseases, water and electrolyte balance, trauma, specific diseases
    Medical Chapters: six flash drive chapters (compatible with Windows and Mac) and 14 online chapters on cardiology, airways, safety aspects, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, and more
  • Careers in medicine and further opportunities

If your child dreams of becoming a doctor or having another medical career, this course teaches the theory and helps her practice and master the basic techniques of medical examination, while preparing her for a fulfilling lifelong career in medicine. The eLearning flash drive alone is worth more than twice the price of the complete course; add in the included tools, and this Apprentice Doctor How to Examine Patients Course and Kit is an exceptional value. You provide two AAA batteries.

The Apprentice Doctor How to Examine Patients Course and Kit includes more than 50 projects to apply what you have learned. Sometimes, these involve listening to audio files of the digestive systems, heart, lungs, and more to discern "normal" and "abnormal" sounds. Other times, these projects involve using the various instruments to develop and hone hands-on examination techniques.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE FROM THE APPRENTICE TEAM: Dear client, due to COVID19 regulations at the point of manufacturing, we were unable to place gloves in this kit. Kindly buy Nitrile gloves (your size) from your nearest pharmacy. Our most sincere apologies. -Apprentice Team

Note: The newest version of this kit does not include a flash drive. The heart of the kit lies within the Free Online Course while you complete the included activities.

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The Apprentice Doctor How to Examine Patients Course and Kit

  • Sterility and Asepsis
  • Medical History
Principles of Examination
  • The Ear and Hearing
  • Light: A Biomedical Perspective
  • The Eye and Vision
  • Medical Instruments
  • Examination of a Patient
The Human Body
  • The Covering System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Urinary System
  • The Reproductive System
  • The Diagnosis of Diseases
  • Water and Electrolyte Balance
  • Trauma
  • Specific Diseases
Medical Chapters
  • Cardiology
  • Safety Aspects
  • The Airways
  • Neurosurgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Muscles and Bones
  • Careers in Medicine
  • Further Opportunities

The specific examination instruments and tools included in the How to Examine Patients Course are:

  • Stethoscope
  • Otoscope and medical examination light
  • Digital thermometer
  • Illuminated magnifier
  • Reflex hammer
  • Urinalysis test strips
  • Surgical marker pen
  • Ruler
  • Eye test chart
  • Medical file (printable from the flash drive)
  • Growth charts
  • Disposable items: tongue depressors, antiseptic swabs, examination gloves and face masks


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