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BM5002 - Professional Placement 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical and Vet Sciences

This subject completes the clinical training for graduate medical scientists. A total of twelve weeks clinical rotation in a medical science laboratory is achieved through a structured program which includes ongoing written assignment, clinical case presentations and competency assessment. This subject with BM5001 completes the requirements of professional clinical, training required for graduate medical scientists.

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.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical assessment 1 - (60%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical placement performance 1 - (20%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Achieve an overall satisfactory response from Clinical Placement review.

Corequisites: BM5004


Townsville, Study Period 1, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd
Lecturer: Dr Alanna Sorenson.
Workload expectations:
  • 800 hours placement

Townsville, Study Period 2, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Professor David Whitmore
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Dr Alanna Sorenson, Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Dr Lisa Chilton, Mrs Megan Harbourne.
Workload expectations:
  • 800 hours placement

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.