THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Clinical Skills, Personal and Professional Development/Vertical Themes 2 (U02857)
The course is a continuation of the course in first year and is directed towards helping the student acquire the skills, attributes and related knowledge necessary to practice medicine. It will include elements of critical appraisal and statistics. The course includes six system-based modules, each of five weeks duration, and attendance for clinical skills experience at teaching health centres in Edinburgh. The course will co-ordinate with the clinical experience of Year 1 and prepare the student for further clinical skills teaching in Year 3 and thereafter.
? This course is not available to visiting students.
? Normal year taken : 2nd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 7 hour(s) per week for 30 weeks
? Additional Class Information : Details in Year 2 Study Guide
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes act as a definition of the core curriculum, provide "signposts" to direct students in their learning, and provide a clear and rational basis for assessment. Students should be able to demonstrate appropriate diagnostic skills, therapeutic skills, practical skills, knowledge and attitudes.
Assessment marks will be from:
Patient Study Records from Introduction to Clinical Practice 20%
First Aid and Resuscitation Skills 10%
End of course Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) 70%
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Carole-Anne Lydon
Prof K Boyd
School Website : http://www.mvm.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.mvm.ed.ac.uk/