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MD8012 - Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Rural and Remote Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to Masters of Rural and Remote Medicine or Postgraduate Diploma of Rural and Remote Medicine students only or by permission of Head of School.

This subject will comprise a formalised, structured, negotiated program of study which will be tailored to the student's experience to assist the student meet the outcomes of the ACRRM Primary Curriculum. Attendance at a face to face workshop will be followed by regular teleconferences and/or online case based discussions with a focus on attainment of core clinical skills within the rural and remote medicine context.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate core clinical skills for rural and remote medicine practice;
  • ability to critically reflect on own practice within rural and remote context;
  • ability to critically analyse and develop appropriate interventions using case based material from own and others' clinical practice.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to encompass and use methods and conceptual advances in areas of knowledge cognate to their central area(s) of expertise.
Prerequisites: MD8001

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Attendance at residential workshops is mandatory)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 10 hours - Teleconferenced case discussions and /or online case discussions.
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (% - 20%); essays (% - 40%); assignments (% - 40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at residential workshops is mandatory Adequate participation in teleconferences and or/ online discussion groups is required.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Attendance at residential workshops is mandatory)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 10 hours - Teleconferenced case discussions and /or online case discussions.
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (% - 20%); essays (% - 40%); assignments (% - 40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at residential workshops is mandatory Adequate participation in teleconferences and or/ online discussion groups is required.

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.