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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-one-and-a-half hours of lectures and tutorials, 12 hours clinical skills sessions and 3 full-day clinical placements. Estimated non-contact time commitment: 9 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Alex Holmes
|Subject Overview:|| |
This semester explores the psychosocial problems that emerge from the problems of the week. Subjects will include public health and disease control, adverse events, patient and practitioner distress and the psychosocial aspects of cancer medicine. Students learn how to examine skin lesions, soft tissue lumps and the breast. They will revise history and examination skills learned in earlier semesters and integrate these into a biopsychosocial assessment.
|Assessment:||Three class assessments (20%); end-of-semester written examination of two hours (50% - hurdle requirement); performance-based assessment in the form of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) which includes direct observation of a clinical interview and physical examination (30%). Hurdle requirement: 75% attendance at lectures, tutorials and practical classes and 100% attendance at clinical placements and field visits.|
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Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Please refer to Health Practice 1.
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