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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences : Global Health

Postgraduate Course: Reflective Practice and Principles of General Practice Part 1 (GLHE11027)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is part one of a two-part course. This first part aims to show the breadth of family medicine, exploring the various roles and responsibilities of the family physician within the family medicine team, and also exploring the values and attitudes a doctor as a professional needs to practice good patient centered and ethical family medicine.
Course description 1. Roles and responsibilities of the Family Physician 1; managing illness, continuity and co-ordination of care,

2. Roles and responsibilities of the Family Physician 2: prevention of disease and health advocacy

3. Roles and responsibilities of the Family Physician 3; Maintaining good medical practice, teaching and training and family practice management

4. The Doctor as Professional; values, attitudes, feelings and beliefs 1

5. The Doctor as Professional; values, attitudes, feelings and beliefs 2

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Online Activities 20, Formative Assessment Hours 10, Summative Assessment Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 18 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) The course will be examined through:
A personal reflection on attitudes and values - 30%

Written Critical analysis and reflection - 70%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. understand the unique role family physician has in a medical system
  2. understand the many different roles and responsibilities and family physician may have within the system they work in
  3. reflect on their current roles in their place of work, and examine how some components of this may be strengthened
  4. understand the values and attitudes a family physician should have in order to practice good patent centered family medicine
  5. reflect on the risk to good patient care posed by poor values and attitudes and to examine those attitudes within themselves
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsFamily Medicine principles and practice. Governance and Ethics
Contacts
Course organiserDr Robin Ramsay
Tel:
Email: robin.ramsay@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Michelle Hart
Tel: (0131 6)50 6525
Email: michelle.hart@ed.ac.uk
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