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BM5001 - Professional Placement 1 Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject begins clinical training for graduate medical laboratory and clinical scientists. In partnership with the Pathology and Clinical Measurements teams students will undertake twelve weeks of clinical rotation in professional medical or clinical science laboratories. This professional placement is underpinned by a multidisciplinary, integrated and structured program which includes ongoing written assignment, clinical case presentations and competency assessment. Students successfully completing professional placement in the Clinical Sciences major will develop high level skills in cardiac, respiratory, sleep and neuro sciences. Students successfully completing professional placement in the Medical Laboratory Science major will have high level skills in Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Transfusion medicine and histology and cytology techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the chosen medical science and clinical discipline training;
  • acquire a coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from across all discipline areas in Medical Science and integrate and apply theoretical and technical skills to display proficiency;
  • demonstrate proficiency in professional scientific and clinical case presentations;
  • exercise judgment to interpret and comment on data collected during practical/clinical sessions and the interpretation of clinical case studies;
  • demonstrate a high level of autonomy and accountability;
  • research and apply a coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from across all discipline areas in Medical Science.

Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Non-standard start/end 06-Feb-2017 to 16-Jun-2017
Coordinator: Dr Donna Rudd
Lecturers: Dr Donna Rudd, Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Robert Kinobe, Dr Lisa Chilton, Dr Alex Trollope, <Person not found>, Ms Megan Harbourne.
Workload expectations:
  • 800 hours placement
Assessment: .

Townsville, Placement/work experience, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Donna Rudd
Lecturer: Dr Alex Trollope.
Workload expectations:
  • 800 hours placement
Assessment: .

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.