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.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2018.
On successful completion of the course students 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;
12. Understand the role that community organisations can play in contributing to the healthcare systems in NSW.
Clinical fundamentals of the nervous and endocrine systems including:
- Clinical Ethics
- Public Health
- Health Systems
- Communication Skills
- Record Keeping
- History Taking
- Physical Examination
- Investigations/diagnostic procedures
- Management Principles
- Clinical Science
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.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine degree programs.
Pre-requisite - successful completion of all 1st year requirements
MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014, MEDI1015
Formal Examination: Examination: Formal (MCQ, SAQ and OSCE)
Participation: Group/Tutorial Participation and contribution
Participation: Lecture: Health Law and Ethics fixed resource session (participatory forum)
Project: Health Law and Ethics Video Task
Participation: Patient Safety Tutorials
Practical Demonstration: Neurology and Psychiatry Certification
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Clinical: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Attendance at all sessions is compulsory
- Integrated Learning Session: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Attendance at all sessions is compulsory
- First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider. - Students must hold a current WorkCover approved Provide First Aid Certificate or equivalent
- NSW Health Verification Requirements - Mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements must be met.