Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Year and Campus:||2015 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Professor Stephen Trumble
E.X.C.I.T.E. Program Administrator
Phone 03 8344 2591
This course is part of the University of Melbourne’s strategy to ensure that the teaching provided to health professional students undertaking clinical placements during the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science’s entry-to-practice courses is of the standard expected of one of the world’s best universities.
It is the first in a pathway of award courses being developed by FMDHS (along with the Grad Dip Clin Ed and M Clin Ed). It is primarily intended as a high quality professional development opportunity for those clinicians who teach clinical learners (at all levels) in healthcare settings.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Teaching employs a similar structure to the GCUT on which it is based, with 4 subjects of equal weighting (12.5 points each) spread over two semesters.
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The Graduate Certificate In Clinical Teaching includes the following four core subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
October, Semester 2
October, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences welcomes applications from applicants with disabilities. It is University and Faculty policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of learners with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Faculty’s programs.
Graduates may progress to a range of further coursework programs, including the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education (GD-CLINED) and the Master of Clinical Education (MC-CLINED).
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
· Academically excellent:
o have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
o have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
o reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
o be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
o be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
· Knowledgeable across disciplines:
o examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
o expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
o have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
o have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
· Leaders in communities:
o initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
o have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
o mentor future generations of learners
o engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
· Attuned to cultural diversity:
o value different cultures
o be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
o have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
o respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
· Active global citizens:
o accept social and civic responsibilities
o be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics
On successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://excite.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/|
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