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RMD5001 Rural Clinical Medicine 1

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Faculty of Sciences


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in Program: PCRM


Rural Clinical Medicine 1 covers topics of clinical rural generalist practice where practice differs to referral hospital practice. Broadly, themes of the course are clinical matters more specific to rural generalist practice, emergency medicine in rural general practice, introductions to population health and cultural competence in rural generalist practice, professional, legal and ethical issues in rural generalist practice and finally, the context of rural practice. These themes are then reinforced in clinical rural generalist practice. Assessment includes two observed clinical practice sessions and a written assignment.
Students are required to attend a compulsory workshop at the beginning of semester.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External