Undergraduate Course: Introduction to Clinical Practice (MBCH09016)
|School||Edinburgh Medical School
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course is directed towards helping the student acquire the skills, attributes and related knowledge necessary to pactise medicine.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 7,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Placement Study Abroad Hours 66,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment marks will be based on patient study records from Introduction to Clinical Practice, First aid and Resuscitation Skills and end of course Objective Structure Clinical Examination (OSCE) plus 1 hour OSCA online exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Introduction to Clinical Practice OSCA||1:00|
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Introduction to Clinical Practice OSCE||1:00|
|Outwith Standard Exam Diets June||Introduction to Clinical Practice OSCA RESIT||1:00|
|Outwith Standard Exam Diets June||Introduction to Clinical Practice OSCE RESIT||1:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- As a scholar and scientist, on completion of ICP, the successful student will be able to apply the principles, methods and knowledge of the relevant disciplines of academic study to selected medical conditions, and take a scholarly and scientific approach to questions in patient care.
- As a practitioner, on completion of ICP, the successful student will be able to assess patients with selected presentations through a patient-focused history and clinical examination, seeking help from colleagues appropriately, demonstrate a range of specified procedural skills with related consent and infection control procedures and use computers to create and share clinical information confidentially and in a de-identified manner.
- As a professional, on completion of ICP, the successful student will be able to direct and regulate personal learning and contributions to group learning, guided by the intended learning outcomes, and a reflective and critical approach, and demonstrate understanding of the core ethical, professional and legal responsibilities expected in clinical practice and contribute to enhancing patient care when opportunities arise, whilst attending to personal health, wellbeing and professional development.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Hilary Young
|Course secretary||Mrs Claire Johnston
Tel: 0131 242 6787
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