|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Subject chain:||MX3001 MX3002 MX3003|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Available to Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant) students only.
This subject is available to students enrolled in level 3 of the Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant). It will cover PA professional role, evidence-based medicine, public health topics and board exam review. The emphasis will be on clinical decision making, public health and health promotion and the health of special populations including Indigenous Australians. The topics will be presented in an integrated fashion across the study period. Students will undertake clinical placements in GP settings that may include general outpatient adult medicine, paediatrics, orthopaedics and sports medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, care of diabetic patients and nephrology. In addition, clinical placements may take place in the inpatient setting in general internal medicine, internal medicine specialties and emergency medicine. Students may also undertake an elective placement.
|Prerequisites:||MX2001 AND MX2002|
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 2, Placement/work experience|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||<Person not found>, Mr Ando Kerlen|
|Lecturers:||Dr Susan Gorton, <Person not found>, Mr Don Gamage, Dr Roy Rasalam.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (30%); objective structured clinical examination; integrated across subject chain (20%); assignments (50%).|
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.