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CHHE702 Clinical Attachment in Paediatrics

Develops clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning paediatrics and child health to a postgraduate level appropriate for a general practitioner with a special interest in children. Topics covered include neonatal paediatrics and general paediatrics in inpatient and outpatient settings.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH) is a valuable learning opportunity for health professionals who provide child health services. The DCH comprises two papers, CHHE 701 and CHHE 702. CHHE 702 develops clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning paediatrics and child health to a postgraduate level appropriate for a general practitioner with a special interest in children's health. Topics covered include neonatal paediatrics and general paediatrics in inpatient and outpatient settings. It can also be taken as a stand-alone paper for a Certificate of Proficiency (COP): an attractive option for medical staff going into fields such as emergency medicine and anaesthesia.

Paper title Clinical Attachment in Paediatrics
Paper code CHHE702
Subject Child Health
EFTS 0.3000
Points 90 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester (24 February 2017 - 30 June 2017), Second Semester (10 July 2017 - 25 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,231.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,950.00

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Restriction
CHHX 702
Limited to
DCH
Notes
A compulsory paper for DCH; may also be taken by other approved medical graduates; every student must hold a current six-month clinical position in a medical paediatric department of an approved New Zealand hospital.
Eligibility
All eligible candidates will hold a medical degree and be a registered doctor with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Furthermore, they must be working in a paediatric department of an approved New Zealand hospital for a minimum six-month attachment while concurrently enrolled in the CHHE 702 paper.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
paediatrics.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Convenor: Dr Thorsten Stanley
Teaching Arrangements
Academic staff and Senior Clinical Lecturers hold two tutorials per week via online videoconference. Attendance and active participation during these tutorials is encouraged and expected. Candidates are also put into contact with a local supervisor at their respective paediatric hospitals, who will take responsibility for local training in the common conditions they see in hospital/outpatient clinics.
Textbooks
Recommended:
  • Practical Paediatrics, Ed. M.J. Robinson and D.M. Roberton, 7th edition (published by Churchill Livingstone, 2012) - electronic edition available.
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics, ed. T. Lissauer and G. Clayden (published by Mosby 4th edition 2011).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate clinical competency in common acute and chronic disorders in childhood.

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Timetable

First Semester (24 February 2017 - 30 June 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Second Semester (10 July 2017 - 25 November 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Develops clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning paediatrics and child health to a postgraduate level appropriate for a general practitioner with a special interest in children. Topics covered include neonatal paediatrics and general paediatrics in inpatient and outpatient settings.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH) is a valuable learning opportunity for health professionals who provide child health services. The DCH comprises two papers, CHHE 701 and CHHE 702. CHHE 702 develops clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning paediatrics and child health to a postgraduate level appropriate for a general practitioner with a special interest in children's health. It is also useful for doctors training to become specialists in paediatrics. Topics covered include neonatal paediatrics and general paediatrics in inpatient and outpatient settings. It can also be taken as a stand-alone paper for a Certificate of Proficiency (COP): an attractive option for medical staff going into fields such as emergency medicine and anaesthesia.

Paper title Clinical Attachment in Paediatrics
Paper code CHHE702
Subject Child Health
EFTS 0.3000
Points 90 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,295.80
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,388.00

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Restriction
CHHX 702
Limited to
DCH
Notes
A compulsory paper for DCH; may also be taken by other approved medical graduates; every student must hold a current six-month clinical position in a medical paediatric department of an approved New Zealand hospital.
Paper Structure
  • The programme of study for the Diploma consists of two papers, CHHE 701 and CHHE 702, which are normally to be taken in consecutive semesters and cannot be taken concurrently.
  • In order to complete the requirements for CHHE 702, the candidate must concurrently hold, for a minimum of 26 weeks, a hospital position in medical paediatrics approved for this purpose.
Eligibility
All eligible candidates will hold a medical degree and be a registered doctor with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Furthermore, they must be working in a paediatric department of an approved New Zealand hospital for a minimum six-month attachment while concurrently enrolled in the CHHE 702 paper.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
paediatrics.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Convenor: Dr Thorsten Stanley
Teaching Arrangements
Academic staff and Senior Clinical Lecturers hold two tutorials per week via online videoconference (usually running from 5.30pm to 6.30pm every Monday and Wednesday). Attendance and active participation during these tutorials is encouraged and expected. Candidates are also put into contact with a local supervisor at their respective paediatric hospitals, who will take responsibility for local training in the common paediatric conditions they see in hospital/outpatient clinics.
Textbooks
Recommended:
  • Practical Paediatrics, Ed. M.J. Robinson and D.M. Roberton, 7th edition (published by Churchill Livingstone, 2012) - electronic edition available.
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics, ed. T. Lissauer and G. Clayden (published by Mosby 4th edition 2011).
Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics, ed. Tom Lissauer Will Carroll (published by Elsevier 5th edition March 2017).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate clinical competency in common acute and chronic disorders in childhood.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Second Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None