Hands On: A Manual of Clinical Skills for Students of Complementary Medicine

Author(s) : Nic Rowley

Hands On: A Manual of Clinical Skills for Students of Complementary Medicine

Book Details

  • Publisher : Aeon Books
  • Published : September 2018
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 192
  • Category :
    Forthcoming
  • Category 2 :
    Complementary Medicine
  • Catalogue No : 93314
  • ISBN 13 : 9781911597308
  • ISBN 10 : 1911597302
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As standards of training and practice are raised for complementary medicine, students are coming under increasing pressure to acquire orthodox clinical examination skills. Nic Rowley's book presents the knowledge that is required in a practical and straightforward manner. He includes step-by-step illustrations of each examination technique, and checklists designed to help students and practitioners elicit clinical information from their patients quickly and efficiently.

After being unavailable for some years, this new edition of Hands On, a short and clear guide to clinical skills, will be welcomed by all complementary medical students and practitioners.

About the Author(s)

Nic Rowley, MA, PGCE, MRCS, LRCP, BAc, trained in medicine at Cambridge University and the Royal Free Hospital, and has practised as an holistic doctor in the UK, France and Denmark. He is a past Dean of Studies at the School of Herbal medicine and past vice-principal of the European School of Osteopathy, and author of 'Hands On, a Manual of Clinical Skills' and also of 'Basic Clinical Science' (both originally published by Hodder and Stoughton). Nic is an experienced teacher and lecturer, and holds a PGCE from the Institute of Education in the University of London. He has given workshops and seminars at Diploma, Higher Diploma, Degree and Master’s levels for The University of Surrey, The University of Chichester, and many colleges of alternative and complementary medicine, and has also been a consultant to a wide range of institutions on course development and degree validation at Bachelor and Masters level. He has comprehensive experience of curriculum design, and of representing institutions at successful validation events (with the Universities of Surrey, Wales, Glasgow, Middlesex, Greenwich and Chichester). He also served for some years as an assessor for the University of Wales' external degree validation panel, and was involved in validation events for a variety of UK and European institutions. He has written a number of self-help health books, and has contributed articles to various journals in the UK and Denmark.

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