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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) $1,469.00
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GENX 723
Limited to

Leigh-Ann Moir - Rural PG Administrator:

Teaching staff

Yan Wong
Valerie August

Teaching Arrangements

Distance learning - includes a residential component on marae.

Recommended readings supplied
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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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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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system