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MD8013 - Advanced Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Rural and Remote Practice

Credit points: 6
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.

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 for complex cases within the rural and remote context.

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

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (% - 30%); assignments (% - 30%); work based assessment eg preceptor reports, mini clinical examinations etc (% - 40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of clinical components of the subject including supervisor reports.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (% - 30%); assignments (% - 30%); (% - 40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of clinical components of the subject including supervisor reports.

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.