In years 4 and 5, students rotate through specific, context-based block modules and learn through clinical exposure to patients. Clinical experience is gained in a number of situations, including community, in-patient and out-patient, in both urban and rural settings.
|Paper title||Medicine Fourth Year|
|Points||120 points 120 points 120 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (3 February 2020 - 30 October 2020), Full Year (3 February 2020 - 30 October 2020), Full Year (3 February 2020 - 30 October 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$16,011.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$89,107.00|
- Limited to
- MB ChB
- Successful progression from MICN 301.
- Teaching staff
- Various academic staff from the relevant home campus of the Otago Medical School.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Clinical experience is supplemented by lectures and tutorials, including vertical module topics such as ethics, microbiology and pathology. In Advanced Learning in Medicine (ALM) about 75% of the students' time will be spent in clinical situations and about 25% in lectures and tutorials.
Textbook lists are updated annually and will be provided early in the academic year.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- The ALM curriculum builds on Years 2 and 3 of the MB ChB programme by greater application
of the theoretical learning of ELM training to clinical settings. There is an important
transition from work as a student to work as a health professional. Students spend
75% of their time learning in clinical environments, with supplementary lectures and
tutorials. Specific skills include:
- Skills in working with patients and within a clinical team
- Attitudes concomitant with professional and ethical patient-centred conduct
- Independent thinking
- Research-informed, lifelong learning