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MD5020 - Integrated Clinical Practice Part 2 of 3

Credit points: 9
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: MD5010 MD5020 MD5030
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

Available only to MBBS students

This subject continues the study of integrated medical and social sciences for the whole human body. This is the second part of a full year subject which builds on years one to four of the MBBS and achieves a high level of integration between the basic medical sciences and the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for clinical health care. It is a 40 week year.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to determine and interpret an appropriate range of clinical investigations relevant to each patient problem;
  • ability to generate a list of health care problems that patients may have;
  • ability to generate a management plan in response to each patient problem;
  • ability to take a focused history from and conduct a focused examination on patients with a range of health problems;
  • to further understand the personal and professional roles of medical practitioners.

Subject Assessment

  • See MD5030 for assessment detail - Integrated across the subject chain - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Satisfactory attendance at community and clinical placements is a pre-requisite. Satisfactory academic and professional standards, as described in the College program Assessment Guidelines, must be achieved in order to progress to the next year.

Prerequisites: MD5010 ALLOW CONCURRENT WITH MD5010


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Peter Johnson, Dr Sunaina Miranda
Lecturers: Dr Susan Gorton, Assoc. Professor Andrew White, Assoc. Professor Sophie Couzos, Professor Ajay Rane, Dr Rebecca Evans, Ms Simone Ross, Assoc. Professor Nichole Harvey, Professor Tarun Sen Gupta, Professor Sarah Larkins, Professor Clare Heal, Professor Yik-Hong Ho, Assoc. Professor Peter Johnson, Mr Mark O'Callaghan, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Peta-Ann Teague, Assoc. Professor Aaron Hollins, Dr Elsa Wynd, Professor Richard Murray, Dr Veronica Stanganelli, Dr Cathrin Gower, Mr Don Gamage, Ms Cec O'Brien, Dr Susan Smith, Dr Caitlin Rushby, Dr Parul Nigam, Mrs Kate Bialy, Assoc. Professor Jay Iyer, Dr Aileen Traves, Professor Sabe Sabesan, Mrs Judith Beneke, Dr Ben Vogler, Dr Elissa Hatherly, Dr Suparna Chakrabarty, Dr Peter Roddenby, Dr Mohan Swaminathan, Professor Damon Eisen, Dr Pankaj Saxena, Dr Belinda Weich, Dr Sivagnanam Agilan, <Person not found>, Dr Claire Poolman, Dr Sunaina Miranda, Dr Carlo Longhitano, Assoc. Professor Lawrie McArthur, Dr Sarah Chalmers, Professor Ian Wright, Dr Anna Kokavec, Ms Kaya Laird, Assoc. Professor Anna Vnuk, Dr Chandika Wasalthilaka, Dr Nita Bartlett, Dr Natalie Drever, Dr Christina Steffen, Dr Elizabeth Faraj, Dr Guy Hingston, Dr Laurel Teoh, Dr Torres Woolley.
Workload expectations:
  • 100 hours lectures - Introductory sessions including Lecture Week presentations
  • 15 hours tutorials - Clinical tutorials for each clinical rotation
  • 1200 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.