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MD3900 - Clinical Placement Selective - Medicine

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

This subject is available to students who are currently enrolled in an international medical or physician assistant degree program undertaking a clinical placement under an exchange agreement with JCU approved by Head of School or delegate.

This subject is for students who are in the final year/s of a medicine or physician assistant degree program and who complete a clinical placement exchange in a health facility that is affiliated with JCU. Students will continue to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes required for clinical health care while immersed in the clinical health care setting. The content of the subject is in the context of a clinical placement as per a student individual learning plan.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrated ability to apply knowledge, skills and attitudes to conduct clinical examinations, take focussed patient history, make diagnosis, and generate a management plan in response to patient contexts;
  • demonstrated skills of listening, sharing and responding to clearly, sensitively and effectively to communicate with patients and their families and other health professionals;
  • apply knowledge and understanding of systems or provision of health care in a culturally diverse society;
  • acquire knowledge and understanding of the health of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia.

Subject Assessment

  • May include a combination of clinical examinations, supervisor evaluation, case presentations, as per students individual learning plan.

Special Assessment Requirements

Satisfactory attendance at designated clinical placement activities is required.


Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours placement

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours placement

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 3
Census Date 04-Feb-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours placement

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours placement

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 10
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 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.