Postgraduate Course: Professionalism in Family Practice (GLHE11073)
|School||Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is the third of three 20 credit courses in the first year. The course builds on teaching earlier in the first year, focusing on the theme of professionalism in clinical practice. The course teaches students to
become reflective practitioners and facilitates skills for life-long learning.
This course will enable students to consolidate the principles of family medicine in professional practice in order to become highly skilled reflective practitioners.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2,
Online Activities 70,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 10,
Formative Assessment Hours 10,
Revision Session Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework 100 %
Reflective practice in family medicine: presentation of learning log entries (50%)
Case study on an agreed clinical domain incorporating advanced principles of Family Medicine (50%)
||Students will be given formative feedback throughout the course on the discussion boards. Feedback on summative assessments will be topic-specific but also cover generic skills, such as academic writing, critical thinking, which will be useful for future courses.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts of professionalism in family medicine
- Apply a wide range of knowledge, skills and understanding in a reflective approach to complex and unpredictable situations in family medicine.
- Communicate effectively and safely, using appropriate methods, with other members of the healthcare team.
- Take responsibility for your own continuing personal and professional development
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Primary care,family medicine,community medicine
|Course organiser||Dr Robin Ramsay
|Course secretary||Ms Michelle Hart
Tel: (0131 6)50 6525