Clinical Medicine and Service Provision B
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2013
This course follows a similar format to Clinical Medicine Service Provision A. It uses blended learning strategies to survey key clinical developments, service delivery concerns, departmental interface issues, financial and potential future clinical and service developments across a range of clinical departments.
The course is arranged as a series of mini modules, which will build upon the candidate's existing clinical knowledge and aim to ensure that candidates gain a deeper understanding of particular problems encountered by specialists dealing with the interfaces of patient care.
Candidates will demonstrate the ability to reflect on their understanding of the complexities of the clinical interface of patient care by creating an online reflective diary. They will also be active and informed participants in synchronous and asynchronous group conferences, recognising the importance the establishing clinical networks on a regional and statewide basis.
Candidates will demonstrate their ability:
- to use a mix of e-learning tools to communicate the application of their knowledge to their own clinical environments and create a discourse with Course Coordinators, teachers and each other over the duration of the course;
- to function as evidence-based practitioners by performing a time limited literature review and creating an annotated bibliography for supervisor and peer feedback.
There are 11 mini modules per semester, each focusing on a different clinical departmental context. The structure of each will be similar and will include:
• Background reading for candidates of a small number of relevant review articles, outlining recent developments and concerns in the specialty area
• A defined list of experiential pertinent learning activities to be undertaken by the candidate, either within their hospital setting or during the residential workshop
• Face-to-face learning and group discussion supported by an expert clinician for each specialty area, facilitated by synchronous remote delivery and one residential workshop.
• Week 9 will allow candidates to pursuetime limited research in the form of a short literature review with annotated bibliography.
Teaching and Learning will involve use of online library sources, Blackboard online learning environment and teleconferencing software.
There will be a two-day residential workshop for this course during the University examination period, allowing face-to-face interaction with expert clinicians, structured group activities relevant to selected mini-modules with scaffolded simulation learning opportunities.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term