Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hundred and sixty hours of formal teaching comprised of problem or topic orientated classroom-based tutorials, structured professional and procedural skills sessions and bedside tutorials. Students will also participate in clinical activities such as ward rounds, outpatient clinics, operating theatre sessions and team meetings as well as independently clerking patients on medical and surgical wards. Estimated non-contact time commitment: an average of at least 30 hours per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
40 hrs per week for 36 weeks
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Lisa Cheshire
Dr Lisa Cheshire
The overall aim of Principles of Clinical Practice 2 is to further develop key clinical skills in a fulltime clinical environment. The subject will be delivered in four terms of nine weeks. In the Foundation term students will consolidate their medical interviewing and physical examination skills in the context of the hospital and community environment. In the Medicine term students will focus on the student becoming part of hospital based medical teams to help them develop their diagnostic and therapeutic skills in the context of patients presenting with acute medical problems. In the Surgical term students will focus on the diagnostic and therapeutic issues of patients with acute and chronic surgical problems. Students will also learn the principles and basic practice of anaesthetics. In the Ambulatory Care term students will focus their attention on patients with chronic diseases followed in an ambulatory setting.
In line with the graduate attributes of the MD, by the end of the subject students should have developed the following objectives to a level appropriate for the second year of the course:
Hurdle requirements (throughout year):
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Students will be advised about prescribed texts in the Subject Guide on MD Connect.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Extensive knowledge of a particular professional area, including relevant professional knowledge and skills, and informed respect for the principles, disciplines, values and ethics of a chosen profession;
Doctor of Medicine |
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