Available to Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant) students only.
This subject available to Level 2 students enrolled in the Bachelor of Heath Science
(Physician Assistant) Studies. It will cover paediatric medicine, emergency medicine,
adult medicine and preparation for clinical placement. It will also cover, procedural
skills used in physician assistant practice and performance and interpretation of
basic clinical investigations. The topics will be presented in an integrated fashion
across the semester of study. Students will undertake clinical placement in an inpatient
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.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
|Face to face teaching
(This subject has multiple block teaching dates across the study period that require
on campus attendance. The dates of these blocks are still to be finalised.)
||Mr Ando Kerlen
||Dr Susan Gorton, Assoc. Professor Nichole Harvey, Dr Aaron Drovandi, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Paula Heggarty, Mr Al Forde, Mr Don Gamage, Mr Ari Hoogland, Dr Roy Rasalam, Mrs Judith Beneke, Dr Katharine Terry.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 340 hours lectures - Self directed learning
- 16 hours tutorials - Residential Block
- 40 hours practicals - Residential Block
- 80 hours placement
||end of semester exam (60%); objective structured clinical examination (10%); assignments (30%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Attendance at residential schools and clinical placements is mandatory. Satisfactory
completion of the clinical aspects, including set competencies, is required.