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Medicine and surgery (20 points)


Leader: Mr John Gribbin, Dr W Sievert, Dr Harvey Newnham, Dr I Rasaratnam, and Prof Paul O'Brien

Clayton Full year 2003 (Day)
Clayton FY-32 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Medicine/Surgery is taught as an integrated discipline allowing students to understand clinical reasoning underlying appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies. Involvement in day-to-day functioning of general medical and surgical services includes patient care by clerking patients and participation in ward rounds, and medical/surgical procedures. This is complemented by lectures, bedside teaching, group tutorials and supervision by clinical teachers, presentation of detailed case reports with relevant literature review plus combined medical-surgical seminars that provide multi-disciplinary approaches to management. Emphasis is placed on problem definition and problem-solving skills.

Assessment: Continuous assessment activities (clinical tasks, written and oral reports, and written and audiovisual case presentations with literature reviews - satisfactory completion required) + OSCE: 50% + MCQ exam: 50%

Contact Hours: An 18-week rotation. Continuous attachment in a hospital environment.

Prerequisites: Pass at year 4 of MBBS

Corequisites: Must be enrolled in the MBBS or MBBS/LLB

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