Postgraduate Course: Respiratory (GMED11078)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will allow students to develop a deeper level of knowledge and understanding in speciality areas of medicine of their choice. Individual speciality tutors will use increasingly complex clinical case studies to broaden knowledge. They will guide students to appropriate seminal publications in their speciality and encourage them to present and review recent journal article in a group setting (online journal club)(e.g using Blaclboard Collaborate). On-line publication review forms will also be used to assess of literature evaluation skills. Historically important, controversial, topical and novel papers will be discussed. Students writing skills will also be enhanced through a summative eposter presentation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery) or equivalent.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Online Activities 50,
Summative Assessment Hours 10,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formal summative written assessment (e-poster)- will constitute 100% of the student's grade. Students will be expected to give peer feedback to at least 2 peers. Failure to do so will see 5% penalty.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Recap and understand the basic presentations of respiratory pathology.
- Demonstrate the ability to interpet chest imagery.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the current treatments for Respiratory disease - including lung cancer.
- Demonstrate the ability to synthesise knowledge and present in the on-line environment
- Demonstrate the ability to give constructive feedback to peers.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Simon Maxwell
Tel: (0131) 537 2506
|Course secretary||Mrs Krislyn Mcwilliams-Biles
Tel: (0131 5)37 2506