MEDICINE 4001 - Medicine Lateral Entry Bridging Program

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2022

This course gives access to key information for orientation and preparation for clinical practice in Australia to all commencing International lateral entry students, beginning with ensuring mandatory clearances such as immunisation and police checks are completed prior to entering the hospital setting and providing an opportunity for completion of modules on hand hygiene, prescribing, personal protective equipment use. It also covers the following: Cultural competencies and familiarisation with practice in a new setting; Training in basic life support and venepuncture; Assessment of the application of current knowledge to clinical cases; and Review of skills in history taking and clinical examination as per expectations of commencing Year 4 students in the MBBS.

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