Professional Practice 2
|Course code MEDI2011||Units 20||Level 2000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
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.
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 1 only.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:|
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; and
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|
Public Health, including Indigenous/Migrant Health issues
|Transition||Students must successfully complete all requirements of Year 2 before progressing to Year 3.|
|Assumed Knowledge||MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014, MEDI1015|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Problem Based Learning: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Practical: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for MEDI2011|