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GENA822 Advanced Nature of General Practice

In-depth exploration of whole person care in medicine, leading to the consideration of what constitutes quality in general practice. Modules include hope, loss and suffering, knowing how we practice and patient safety in primary care.

This is a paper for those who like to be challenged. It involves in-depth development of patient-centred medicine, leading to the consideration of what constitutes quality in general practice. Modules include uncertainty of error, "heartsink" or "difficult" patients, terminal care, the doctor-patient relationship and quality in practice. There is one residential workshop. Taught from Dunedin.

Paper title Advanced Nature of General Practice
Paper code GENA822
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,346.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,562.50

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Restriction
GENX 822
Limited to
PGCertGP, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP, MHealSc
Eligibility
Suitable to health professionals from a range of disciplines.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
gp.postgrad@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Hamish Wilson and Dr Struan Clark
Paper Structure
There are three modules for this paper:
  • Hope, loss and suffering
  • Patient safety in primary care
  • Understanding how we practise
Teaching Arrangements
This is a distance taught paper with one weekend-long residential over a single semester and audioconferences.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper can expect to find an increased resilience to the practice and theoretical challenges of modern clinical practice.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

In-depth exploration of whole person care in medicine, leading to the consideration of what constitutes quality in general practice. Modules include hope, loss and suffering, knowing how we practice and patient safety in primary care.

This paper builds on the understanding and insights about medical practice gained from GENA820. It is a paper for those who like to be challenged. Modules include uncertainty, error, and patient safety, palliative and terminal care, and professionalism in practice. There are two ÔÇÿresidentialÔÇÖ workshops in Dunedin.

Paper title Advanced Nature of General Practice
Paper code GENA822
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
GENX 822
Limited to
PGCertGP, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP, MHealSc
Eligibility
Suitable to health professionals from a range of disciplines.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
gp.postgrad@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Hamish Wilson and Dr Struan Clark
Paper Structure
There are three modules for this paper:
  • Hope, loss and suffering
  • Patient safety in primary care
  • Professionalism
Teaching Arrangements
This is a distance taught paper with one weekend-long residential over a single semester and audioconferences.
Textbooks
Cunningham W and Wilson H. Being a doctor: understanding medical practice. 2013. Otago University Press; Dunedin.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper can expect to find an increased resilience to the practice and theoretical challenges of modern clinical practice.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle