Professional Practice 2

Description

Continues from MEDI1014, ensuring that students further develop the skills and knowledge required to deal with patients who have problems of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate appropriately with patients, health professionals and the public;

2. Demonstrate an appropriate professional attitude as a medical student, recognising that the primary professional responsibility is to the health interest of the patient;

3. Demonstrate the skills required for taking a limited, problem-focussed, structured medical history in relation to the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems;

4. Perform an accurate, limited physical examination of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems;

5. Describe and evaluate relevant common diagnostic procedures of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems;

6. Participate in common procedures that are appropriate, and practical forms of treatment in relation to the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems;

7. Recognise key features of the history and communicate these to other healthcare professionals;

8. Distinguish and apply relevant ethical principles and basic legal responsibilities in the areas of cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological medicine;

9. Demonstrate initial understanding of the management of common conditions of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems including the use of appropriate pharmacological, physical, nutritional, psychological and unorthodox therapies;

10. Demonstrate understanding of the principles of epidemiology and public health as applied to problems of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems;

11. Know how to interact safely with patients and professionals in the healthcare system, with due regard for hospital and system safety and WHS standards;

12. Understand the role that community organisations can play in contributing to the healthcare systems in NSW

Content

  • Basic and clinical aspects of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems
  • Clinical ethics
  • Public Health, including Indigenous/Migrant Health issues
  • Health systems
  • Communication skills
  • Record keeping
  • History taking
  • Investigations/diagnostic procedures

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine degree programs. Pre-requisite - successful completion of all 1st year requirements

Assumed Knowledge

MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014, MEDI1015

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Examination: Formal (MCQ, SAQ and OSCE)

Participation: Group Tutorial/Participation and contribution

Practical Demonstration: Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Haematology Professional Skills Certification

Participation: Lecture: Health Law and Ethics fixed resource session (participatory forum)

Practical Demonstration: Physical Examination of the Chest

Participation: Patient Safety Tutorials

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Practical: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Attendance at all sessions is compulsory
  • Lecture: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Attendance at all sessions is compulsory
  • Integrated Learning Session: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Attendance at all sessions is compulsory

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • NSW Health Verification Requirements - Students must complete NSW Health Department requirements for students to attend placements in NSW Health facilities.
  • Working with Children and Young Adults Check - A national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct, required for any child-related work.

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students will average 14 hours per week of scheduled timetabled activities.

Practical

Face to Face On Campus 12 hour(s) per Term

Students will average 14 hours per week of scheduled timetabled activities.

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term