UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

IMED5415 International Elective Placement

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AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodVariousFace to face
Content The international elective placement is a four to six-week placement which allows students to undertake clinical training in an overseas healthcare system. The unit is undertaken during the vacation between Year 3 and Year 4 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) demonstrate appropriate professional attitudes and behaviours, demonstrate capacity for personal and professional development, apply ethical and medicolegal frameworks; (2) promote and participate in collaborative and patient centred health care, evaluate an international healthcare system; (3) promote good health care for culturally and linguistically diverse patient groups or underserved communities; (4) perform patient assessment, diagnostication and management, communicate effectively with patients, families and other health professionals in an international health environment; (5) apply principles of lifelong learning; and (6) apply principles of evidence-based practice to health issues in an international health environment.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) professional behaviour assessment; and (2) elective report. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the elective report component of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is available for those students who receive an unacceptable rating in their elective report or clinical placement component of the unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Tony Celenza
Unit rules
Prerequisites: IMED5311 Integrated Medical Practice 2 Part 1 and IMED5312 Integrated Medical Practice 2 Part 2; OR RMED5311 Integrated Rural Medical Practice 1 and RMED5321 Integrated Rural Medical Practice 2
Approved quota: 240—210 domestic and 30 international
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/IMED5415/TS-C-1/2017

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