Clinical Learning

Training Tools

Welch Allyn: Your Partner in Clinical Learning

Performing a physical exam can reveal a lot about your patients. This compilation of training tools will help you refine and refresh your diagnostic skills and techniques whether you’re a first year student or third year resident.

Patient History and Physical Exam


A Doctor’s Touch

Watch noted physician Abraham Vergese talk at TEDx about the importance of learning to perform a physical exam. 

Diagnosis 101

An interactive destination featuring tools, tips, and instructions that will help you learn to use diagnostic tools and assess the most common conditions present in a physical exam.

A Guide to Eye and Ear Exams

*NEW* Otoacoustic Emissions Hearing Screening

Learn how today's technology makes it easy to screen kids for hearing loss.

Heart Sounds

Listen to normal and abnormal heart and lung sounds. 

Blood Pressure Basics

Learn how to perform a blood pressure exam. 

*NEW* Blood Pressure Averaging Methodology

Learn how BP averaging can help decrease the rate of misdiagnosing hypertension.


Tips, tools and techniques to take temperature capture to the next level.


Featured Training Resource

The Stanford Medicine 25 Website

The Stanford Medicine 25 Website features videos and descriptions of key clinical bedside skills to give interns, residents and physicians a repertoire of technique-dependent skills to be able to recognize the basic phenotypic expressions of disease.



Preparing for Adolescent Health Care

Tips from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


Disposable vs. Reusable Vaginal Specula

Patient Empathy and Communication


Patient Experience

This video from the Cleveland Clinic will help you gain some perspective on how to communicate with patients and consider their situations.

Jim Merlino

Patient Experience at the Cleveland Clinic. Learn about some of the innovative ways one of the leading healthcare systems in the country approaches patient experience.



What is an EKG?

Reducing Artifacts in EKGs

Proper Electrode Placement

Professor Support Presentations


Ophthalmoscopy and Disease Management

Otoscopy Basics

Blood Pressure Training