Professional Practice 1
|Course code MEDI1014||Units 20||Level 1000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
Continues teaching students the basic clinical skills and knowledge that relate to the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems, and background concepts of the determinants of health.
Clinical skills are the skills employed by doctors at the patient's bedside. Students will acquire these skills in small group tutorials involving real and simulated patients.
This course is a Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Medicine program.
This course is offered in Semester 2 only.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:|
1. develop an appropriate, professional attitude as a medical student, recognising that the primary professional responsibility is to the health interest of the patient;
2. elicit a limited, problem focussed, structured medical history pertaining to the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
3. perform an accurate, limited physical examination of the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
4. plan initial management of patients with clinical problems of the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
5. describe and evaluate relevant common diagnostic procedures pertaining to the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
6. identify pathophysiology leading to ill health in the gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
7. integrate epidemiology and public health principles in regard to gastrointestinal, renal and musculo-skeletal systems;
8. distinguish and apply relevant ethical principles, WHS principles and basic legal responsibilities to care of patients; and
9. demonstrate skills in finding and evaluating literature on the causes of health and disease.
|Content||Fixed Resource Sessions relating to clinical skills in the relevant clinical areas|
Problem-based learning tutorials relevant to working problems being studied
Clinical tutorials relating to clinical skills in the relevant clinical areas
Clinical attachments in a variety of community healthcare services and settings
|Transition||Students must successfully complete all requirements of Year 1 before progressing to Year 2.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Practical: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Clinical: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for MEDI1014|