MDP30208 - YEAR 3 MEDICINE POSTING / PENEMPATAN PERUBARTANTAHUN 3

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COURSE TITLE

YEAR 3 MEDICINE POSTING / PENEMPATAN PERUBARTANTAHUN 3

COURSE CODE

MDP30208

SYNOPSIS

Year 3 Medicine Posting consists of 10 weeks teaching / learning including the final week of examination. The year 3 batch has 86students in the academic year 2010/2011. So the course is run in 3 rotations.While group 1 does the medicine posting, group 2 would do the surgery posting, and group 3 paediatrics or O&G.They swap for the second and third rotations. Students are further divided into four smaller groups of 7-8 for effective teaching and learning at the bedside and clinics. The teaching learning in this posting is student-centered and its success mainly rests on the initiative and efforts put in by students in clerking patients and studying them. During other times they are required to observe procedures done in the wards, follow physicians'ward rounds and bedside teachings. There is no didactic teachings in this posting.There is a student-presented trigger discussion/seminar every week, which would cover important aspects of all body system diseases. Students are allocated to lecturers, who supervise and mentor them during the posting. Assessment of this posting follows the standard system of the faculty and consists of 30%continuous assessment and 70% end of posting theory and clinical examination. Students are required to attend 90% of the teaching/learning sessions and maintain a log book of their activities to qualify to sit the end of posting examination. In order to pass the posting, the student has to score 50% of total marks and 50% marks in clinical long case and short cases combined, 50% marks in the total clinical components. Currently the year 3 postings are held at Sibu Hospital with adequate clinical materials, library and internet facilities and hostel accommodation. Lecturers from the faculty take turn to go and stay in Sibu to provide supervison and facilitate teaching/learning. There is unstinted cooperation from the physicians and other medical and nursing staff as well as administrative staff of the Sibu Hospital for the successful implementation of this posting.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS. Last updated: April 27, 2012, Fri, 10:46 AM

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