Professional Practice 3
|Course code MEDI2013||Units 20||Level 2000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
Continues from MEDI1014 and MEDI2011, ensuring that students further develop the skills and knowledge required to deal with patients who have problems of the neurological, psychiatric and endocrine 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 2 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 neurological, psychiatric and endocrine systems;
4. perform an accurate, limited physical examination of the neurological, psychiatric and endocrine systems;
5. describe and evaluate relevant common diagnostic procedures of the neurological, psychiatric and endocrine systems;
6. participate in common procedures that are appropriate, and practical forms of treatment in relation to the neurological, psychiatric and endocrine 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 neurological, psychiatric and endocrine medicine;
9. demonstrate initial understanding of the management of common conditions of the neurological, psychiatric and endocrine 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 neurological, psychiatric and endocrine 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||Clinical fundamentals of the nervous and endocrine systems including:|
|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|
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Problem Based Learning: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Clinical: for 10 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for MEDI2013|