Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours small group tutorials per week, plus 6 hours of placements during the year |
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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
CoordinatorDr Helen Feniger
This subject aims to develop early clinical skills in a simulated setting and early community and hospital based clinical experiences. The subject will develop clinical communication, medical interviewing, physical examination and early diagnostic reasoning skills in small groups, with simulated patients and peers. Generic communication skills will be acquired over the year, but relevant components of medical history, physical examination and diagnostic reasoning skills will be taught in association with the relevant body system block in the Foundations of Biomedical Science subject.
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
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Student workbooks will be made available at the beginning of the subject
Lloyd,M, Bor, R. Communication Skills for Medicine. 3rd ed. New York: Churchill, Livingstone; 2009.
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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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