Undergraduate Course: Professional & Clinical Skills (3) (BVMS09010)
|School||Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course develops the theme of personal and interpersonal skills, communication skills and clinical skills, with an emphasis on the clinical context and preparation for working in a clinical environment.
Linkages will be made with other courses where aspects of professionalism and clinical skills are highlighted.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 5,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 41,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
You are expected to attend ALL of the professional and clinical skills practical/tutorial classes listed on this course, but you MUST attend a minimum of 75% of these classes to pass this course.
Please make sure that you sign the attendance sheet for every class to ensure that we have accurate records of your attendance.
If for medical reasons you cannot attend you must inform the school office and your Personal Tutor in writing of your illness and produce a Medical Certificate.
2. Portfolio Submission
A complete portfolio MUST be handed in before the given deadline
||Instant feedback is given for the Drug Calc. Verbal feedback will be given during clinical skills classes.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Monitor personal professional standards required in clinical EMS
- Recognise financial and ethical considerations influencing professional decision-making in a practice setting
- Develop effective and structured communication in the clinical context
- Perform common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within in the clinical skills lab environment
- To further develop clinical skills relevant to physical examination, diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies in common veterinary species.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Rachel Whittington
Tel: (0131 6)50 6289
|Course secretary||Mrs Kerry Leech
Tel: (0131 6)50 6294
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