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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 residential workshops in Dunedin.
|Paper title||Advanced Nature of General Practice|
|Teaching period||Second Semester (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,444.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,337.00|
- GENX 822
- Limited to
- PGCertGP, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP, MHealSc
- Suitable to health professionals from a range of disciplines.
- More information link
- 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
- Teaching Arrangements
This is a distance taught paper with one residential over a single semester and audioconferences.
- 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.
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- 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.