MEDI 4003 Integrated Clinical Rotations 4
Credit Points 40
Legacy Code 400978
Coordinator Benjamin Woodham Opens in new window
Description Integrated Clinical Rotations 4 is the final Unit in the MBBS course and consists of clinical rotations in Medicine, Surgery and two of General Practice, Indigenous Health and ICU/Emergency/Anaesthetics. Students also undertake two Scientific Streams and two Conference weeks.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 3 40cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject
Pre-requisite(s) MEDI 4002 OR
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 4641 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.
- Provides patient centred care as a member of an interdisciplinary team under appropriate supervision: Communication, Patient Assessment, Patient Management
- Promotes the health and wellbeing of individuals and populations, with particular focus on Greater Western Sydney, rural, regional and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia: Determinants of Health and Illness, Health Needs, Health Care Systems, Health Promotion, Indigenous Health
- Demonstrates and develops professional skills, responsibilities and attitudes: Ethical Practice, Teamwork, Learning and Teaching, Personal Needs, Medical humanities
- Develops and applies a sound understanding of the scientific foundations (social, basic and clinical) of medical practice: Applies Science to Practice, Uses Evidence, Research
2. Clinical Attachments - Surgery (1 x 5 weeks), and
3. Clinical Attachments ? General Practice (1 x 5 weeks) and/or
4. Clinical Attachments ? Indigenous Health (1 x 5 weeks) and/or
5. Clinical Attachments ? Critical Care - which comprises Anaesthetics, Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine (attachments within attachments). ( 1 x 5 weeks)
6. Selective (1 x 5 weeks) for Rural Students only
7. Conference weeks x 2, including one in the last week of Teaching
8. 2 Scientific Streams ? on line learning packages appropriate to rotation (25 hours each)
9. A Reflective Journal
Special Requirements - NSW Health Legislative Prerequisites
Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements
Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.
To be eligible to enrol in this subject and complete any required health-related placements or experiences, students must meet Western Sydney University program requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.
Western Program Requirements
Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your program.
Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements
To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your program, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.
Please ensure that you
- Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one
- Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history
- Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements
- Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.
International students have additional requirements; the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.
Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as
- If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
- If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
- NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire program.
- Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire program - approved program providers can be found at the Government Training website
- Other non-health related requirements.
Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page (NSW students only)
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Mini-CEX (observed clinical encounter). Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care attachments: 1 mini-CEX each General Practice attachment: 4 mini-CEX to be completed||30-60 mins each||S/U||Y||Individual|
|Clinical Attachment Assessment (CAA) (end of attachment assessment to be completed by attachment supervisor) One to be completed in Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, General Practice attachments||30-60 mins each||70||Y||Individual|
|General Practice (GP) attachment (additional assessments): • Self-evaluation core learning checklist & Learning Plan • 4 Allied Health Visits • Three Practice Based Learning Activities||PBL Written report (= 800 words||S/U||Y||Individual|
|Indigenous Health attachment: • Reflective journals • 360o Appraisal • Service Project||Written report Appraisal by attachment staff Service report||S/U||Y||Individual|
|Summative Long case||1 hour||10||Y||Individual|
|Scientific Streams||5 hours /fortnight||S/U||Y||Individual|
- The MBBS is an integrated 5 year professional entry program which emphasizes life-long and self-directed learning. Accordingly, there are no prescribed textbooks for subjects in the MBBS program. A list of recommended textbooks is available in the subject Learning Guide
2022 Semester 1
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2022 Semester 2
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