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MD6030 - Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3

Credit points: 9
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: MD6010 MD6020 MD6030
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 third part of a full year subject which builds on years one to five of the MBBS and continues to integrate the basic medical sciences and the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for clinical health care and, in particular, internship. It will be spent in five eight-week rotations in various clinical health care settings.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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;
  • to determine and interpret an appropriate range of clinical investigations relevant to each patient problem and generate a management plan in response to each patient problem;
  • to generate a list of health care problems that patients may have;
  • to undertake an internship in any Australian hospital.

Subject Assessment

  • Comprises assignments, presentations and learning portfolio - (%) - .

Special Assessment Requirements

Satisfactory attendance is required at community and clinical placements. Satisfactory academic and professional standards, as described in the College Assessment Guidelines, must be achieved.

Prerequisites: MD6010 and MD6020 ALLOW CONCURRENT WITH MD6010 and MD6020

Availabilities

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, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures - Introductory sessions for each clinical rotation studied including WOY presentations
  • 20 hours tutorials - Clinical tutorials
  • 1250 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.