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Undergraduate Course: Final Synoptic Assessment (MBCH11007)

Course Outline
SchoolCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 Undergraduate) Credits30
Home subject areaMBChB Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis is a key vertical element that deals with many of the central vocational aspects of medical training. It is based principally on the acquisition of skills, competencies, attributes and attitudes, which will equip the graduate to function effectively as a doctor. It is complementary to the process of attaining high levels of knowledge, and is designed to integrate with other types of learning. There is extensive interaction and integration between learning outcomes, including a unified assessment framework.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2012/13 Medicine Year 5 Block 5, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
No Classes have been defined for this Course
First Class First class information not currently available
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JuneSafety in Practice and Prescribing Paper 12:00
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JuneSafety in Practice and Prescribing Paper 22:00
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JuneClinical Practice Examinations1:00
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JunePortfolio Viva0:50
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.
Assessment Information
The 3 components of assessment are:
Portfolio Viva - The portfolio viva may cover any of the portfolio themes including Consultation Skills, Medical Ethics, Legal and Professional Responsibilities, and Personal Development.
Safety in Practice exam - Within this written examination important aspects of knowledge and reasoning skills needed for medical practice will be tested.
Clinical Practice Exam - The clinical examination at the end of the year will assess Communication and Consultation skills. It may also assess ability to perform practice-related tasks such as those in the Practical Clinical Skills and Procedures theme, and First Aid and Resuscitation.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Donald Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)50 9494
Email: Donald.Thomson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Jennifer Hill
Tel: (0131 6)50 3193
Email: jennifer.hill@ed.ac.uk
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