Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 8 hours per day for four days (32) |
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Prior participation in Student Conference 1 (MEDS90003) and Student Conference 2 (MEDS90005)
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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
The student conference will be delivered in a traditional conference format over one week. The aim of the student conference is to allow students to learn from each other, experts in various fields and other health professionals in topic areas suited to a conference format. In their third year, students will attend and participate in the conference program and be actively involved in the conference organisation. Opportunities may exist for student to present or teach, based on the selection of conference themes and their experiences during the first two years of the course.
By the end of this subject students should have developed the following graduate attributes in six domains to a level appropriate to the third year of the course:
2. Understand the potential conflicts of interest that may confront doctors
Systems of Health Care
Attendance – minimum of 75% (3 of 4 days): Hurdle Requirement
Structured report of 2500 words on one keynote presentation from the conference. Each report will be assessed by an academic/teaching staff member nominated by the Subject Co-ordinator using a structured marking scheme:
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None. An on-line volume of proceedings will be available at the end of the conference.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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By the end of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
Doctor of Medicine |
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