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

Postgraduate Course: Professionalism in Family Practice (GLHE11073)

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 Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis 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.
Course description 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)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 10/04/2023
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( 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 92 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
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%)
Feedback 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
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts of professionalism in family medicine
  2. Apply a wide range of knowledge, skills and understanding in a reflective approach to complex and unpredictable situations in family medicine.
  3. Communicate effectively and safely, using appropriate methods, with other members of the healthcare team.
  4. Take responsibility for your own continuing personal and professional development
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsPrimary care,family medicine,community medicine
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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