Competency information


Devise evidence-based diagnostic plans for presenting signs and symptoms and clinical information.


  • The signs and symptoms of patients commonly presenting to cardiac, vascular, respiratory and sleep or neurosensory science or gastrointestinal/urodynamic sciences and their interaction and significance for differential diagnosis.
  • The likely needs of people with disabilities within the relevant patient pathways.
  • The requirements of a diagnostic plan and its presentation.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 6 Outcome Devise a diagnostic plan for a patient based on the presenting symptoms and clinical information available, and indicate what the next steps might be (diagnostic or therapeutic), dependent on the outcome of the initial results from a mix of diagnostic modalities.