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MD5020 - Integrated Clinical Practice Part 2 of 3

Credit points: 9
Year: 2019
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.
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/work experience
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Susan Gorton, Dr Teresa O'Connor, Assoc. Professor Andrew White, Professor John McBride, Assoc. Professor Sophie Couzos, Dr Rebecca Evans, Assoc. Professor Nichole Harvey, Professor Tarun Sen Gupta, Professor Caroline de Costa, Professor Clare Heal, Professor Yik-Hong Ho, Assoc. Professor Peter Johnson, Dr Jennifer Smith, Assoc. Professor Peta-Ann Teague, Dr Aaron Hollins, <Person not found>, Professor Richard Murray, Dr Veronica Stanganelli, Dr Michael Wohlfahrt, Dr Sally Meade, Dr Cathrin Gower, Mr Don Gamage, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Gurmeet Singh, Assoc. Professor Alan de Costa, Dr Susan Smith, Dr Parul Nigam, Assoc. Professor Jay Iyer, Dr Roy Rasalam, Miss Alexandra Webster, Dr Aileen Traves, Professor Sabe Sabesan, <Person not found>, Dr Frans Pretorius, Assoc. Professor Satish Karunakaran, <Person not found>, Mrs Helen Britton, Dr Suparna Chakrabarty, Assoc. Professor David Bossingham, Professor Damon Eisen, Dr Pankaj Saxena, Dr Belinda Weich, Professor Brett McDermott, <Person not found>, Dr Lynne Reid, Dr Vega Frittelli, Dr Clara Menezes, Dr Sunaina Miranda, Dr Sarah Chalmers, 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
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
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.

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.