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GENA725 Communication in Rural Hospital Medicine

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Clinical skills, knowledge and values required in the rural hospital setting for psychiatry, palliative care, and communication with patients in New Zealand’s bicultural and multicultural society.

Paper title Communication in Rural Hospital Medicine
Paper code GENA725
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,444.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,337.00

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Restriction
GENX 723
Limited to
PGCertRPHP, PGDipGP, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP
Contact

rural.postgrad@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Yan Wan and Valerie August

Paper Structure

This paper is designed to increase awareness of one's own cultural and internal bias in order to improve cross cultural interaction and health inequalities and to explore issues around rural doctor’s involvement towards the end of life. The paper is delivered through a residential workshop conducted on a remote Northland marae and online learning activities.

Paper Modules

  • 1.Communication
  • 2.Māori Health
  • 3.Health Disparities
  • 4.Other Cultures / Cross-cultural Communication
  • 5.Wellbeing
  • 6.Psychiatry
  • 7.Alcohol and Drugs
  • 8.Psychogeriatrics
  • 9.Palliative Care
  • 10.Death and Dying

For more information, see https://www.otago.ac.nz/oms/education/postgraduate-rural-health/study/otago666798.html

Teaching Arrangements
Distance learning - includes a residential component on marae
Textbooks
Recommended readings supplied
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate the clinical skills and knowledge required to work in rural hospitals in the New Zealand bicultural and multicultural context.

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Timetable

Semester 1

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

Clinical skills, knowledge and values required in the rural hospital setting for psychiatry, palliative care, and communication with patients in New Zealand’s bicultural and multicultural society.

Paper title Communication in Rural Hospital Medicine
Paper code GENA725
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
GENX 723
Limited to
PGCertRPHP, PGDipGP, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP
Contact

Leigh-Ann Moir - Rural PG Administrator: rural.postgrad@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Yan Wong
Valerie August

Teaching Arrangements

Distance learning - includes a residential component on marae.

Textbooks
Recommended readings supplied
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate the clinical skills and knowledge required to work in rural hospitals in the New Zealand bicultural and multicultural context.

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Timetable

Semester 1

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