Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This Course is a Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Medicine Program.
Demonstrate the ability to:
1. perform a range of clinical skills relevant to the area of health equity being studied
2. identify and critique research literature relevant the area of health equity being studied
Demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of :
3. known demographic, educational and cultural factors affecting the physical and psychological wellbeing of patients, their families and the population
4. interaction between humans and their social and physical environment, and ways in which these factors may impact on a person's clinical presentation, access to health care and ability to comply with a management plan
5. the effect of resource maldistribution in the delivery of health to a population, and how this may impact on prevention, risk factor management, diagnosis and management plans for an individual in this population
6. A capacity for appropriate inter-professional communication and behaviour with colleagues
7. Respect for community values including an appreciation of diverse human backgrounds and cultural values
Students attend one of several selective placement opportunities in an area of health disadvantage. This course provides an eight-week placement in a health setting where health equity is a significant issue. These placements are organised within several structured streams. The course exposes students to different populations wrestling with their own health care problems.
The current policy of the Bachelor of Medicine program is that students must successfully complete all requirements of Year 3 before progressing to Year 4.
Students who fail Semester 2 MEDI3014 course in 2008, will need to enrol into MEDI3014 in Semester 1, 2009.
Students must have successfully completed MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014, MEDI1015, MEDI2011, MEDI2012, MEDI2013 and MEDI2014.
Modes of Delivery
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Integrated Learning: for 30 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Clinical: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term