MEDIC ST 6022AHO - Transition to Internship Part 1

Teaching Hospitals - Semester 1 - 2022

This work-ready program aims to equip students for internship through mixture of didactic lectures, interactive small group workshops, simulation sessions, online modules as well as completion of assignments and e-portfolio tasks. One whole day per week during internship semester is devoted to the program. Assignments include a cultural awareness guided case study reflection, review of a coroner's case, teaching skills and simulation-based assessment tasks. Students are also required to complete modules from the National Prescribing Curriculum and an Essential Competencies Portfolio.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MEDIC ST 6022AHO
    Course Transition to Internship Part 1
    Coordinating Unit Medicine
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s Teaching Hospitals
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange
    Prerequisites MBBS5 In addition to all previous years core courses, or by approval of the Dean of Medicine
    Assumed Knowledge Year 5 MBBS examinations
    Restrictions Available to MBBS students only
    Course Description This work-ready program aims to equip students for internship through mixture of didactic lectures, interactive small group workshops, simulation sessions, online modules as well as completion of assignments and e-portfolio tasks. One whole day per week during internship semester is devoted to the program. Assignments include a cultural awareness guided case study reflection, review of a coroner's case, teaching skills and simulation-based assessment tasks. Students are also required to complete modules from the National Prescribing Curriculum and an Essential Competencies Portfolio.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Lauren Lim

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    1.  Competently perform all skills/procedures in the Essential Competencies Portfolio
    2.  Perform immediate assessment and management of acute and common presentations of illness (Including emergency management)
    3. Prescribe common medications
    4. Describe how and when to obtain assistance with managing patients
    5. Describe the impact of intern working hours and strategies for self care
    6. Demonstrate competent supervision and teaching of others
    7. Order common investigations in a rational manner
    8. Demonstrate cultural competency appropriate to intern tasks
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)

    Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth

    Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.

    1,2,3,4,5,6,7

    Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving

    Graduates are effective problems-solvers, able to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to conceive innovative responses to future challenges.

    2,3,5,6,7

    Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills

    Graduates convey ideas and information effectively to a range of audiences for a variety of purposes and contribute in a positive and collaborative manner to achieving common goals.

    2,6

    Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness

    Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.

    1,2,3,4,5,6,7

    Attribute 5: Intercultural and ethical competency

    Graduates are responsible and effective global citizens whose personal values and practices are consistent with their roles as responsible members of society.

    2,4,8

    Attribute 6: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency

    Graduates have an understanding of, and respect for, Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander values, culture and knowledge.

    TBA

    Attribute 7: Digital capabilities

    Graduates are well prepared for living, learning and working in a digital society.

    TBA

    Attribute 8: Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Graduates are self-aware and reflective; they are flexible and resilient and have the capacity to accept and give constructive feedback; they act with integrity and take responsibility for their actions.

    2,4
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    These are provided in CANVAS
    Recommended Resources
    These are provided in CANVAS
    Online Learning
    Is provided in MyUni
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes
    A mixture of lectures, online modules, small group tutorials, quizzes, practicals and simulation.
    Workload

    The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.



    3 unit course = 12 hours per week (including non-contact and face-to-face activites) for 18 weeks
    Learning Activities Summary
    A combination of online, lectures, large group interaction and small group sessions

    Specific Course Requirements

    Students must attend 90% of the core structured learning activities to achieve a pass in this course. This includes simulation, outpatient sessions, interactive large group sessions and small group activities. Exemptions to mandatory attendance requirements may be granted by the Program Coordinator in consultation with the relevant course coordinator and year level advisor if there are exceptional medical, compassionate or extenuating circumstances as defined by the Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy.

    See assessment summary for assignments and submissions
  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary
    Assessment Task Task Type Due Weighting Learning Outcomes Assessed
    1. National Standard Med Charts Course and Nominated NPC Modules HURDLE

    As scheduled

    0% 3
    2. Cultural Awareness Guided Case Study Reflection Summative As scheduled 20% 2, 4, 8
    3. Coroner's Case Assignment Summative As scheduled 20% 2, 4, 5, 6
    4. Essential Competencies Portfolio HURDLE As scheduled 0% 1
    5. Online Quizzes (various topics) Summative As scheduled 20% 2, 4
    6. Teaching and Feedback Documentation Summative As scheduled 20% 6
    7. Complete Nominated Online Modules on Investigations HURDLE As scheduled 0% 7
    8. Simulation assessment Summative As scheduled 20% 2, 3, 4

    Assessment items may be 'standard set' to expected competency standards and the adjusted marks used in the calculation of the composite score. Students are required to attain an overall composite score from all assessment tasks equal to or greater than 50% to achieve an NGP. An additional assessment will be offered to students who fail MEDIC ST6022AHO with a composite score of 45-49%.

    All additional assessments will take place either during the Semester or during the replacement / additional examination period. The result of a passed additional assessment is 50%.



    Academic Progression Requirements
    To pass this course and the Final (Sixth Year) MBBS Assessment Part 1 and Part 2 courses, students must obtain:

    •    a satisfactory result in the components of the summative assessment in semesters 1 and 2

    If a student fails one course or placement, they must undertake a remedial course or placement and must obtain a pass.

    If a student fails two courses or placements, they will fail the year and must repeat the entire year.

    Course Unit value Grade
    MEDIC ST 6022BHO - Transition to Internship Program Part 1 3 NGP

    Assessment Related Requirements
    Students must attend 80% of the core structured learning activities to achieve a pass in this course. Exemptions to
    attendance requirements may be granted by the Program Coordinator in consultation with the relevant course coordinator
    and year level advisor if there are exceptional medical, compassionate or extenuating circumstances as defined by the
    Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy.

    In addition, the University has developed a Scope of Practice document which outlines appropriate activites for Year 6 students. Students should be familiar with this document, and adhere to its guidelines. The document can be found in MyUni and here.
    Assessment Detail
    Assignments will be due according to the schedule displayed on CANVAS
    Submission
    Submissions are via CANVAS for all assignments
    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    NOG (No Grade Associated)
    Grade Description
    CN Continuing

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    See semester 2 details and MyUni for further information.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

  • Student Feedback

    The University places a high priority on approaches to learning and teaching that enhance the student experience. Feedback is sought from students in a variety of ways including on-going engagement with staff, the use of online discussion boards and the use of Student Experience of Learning and Teaching (SELT) surveys as well as GOS surveys and Program reviews.

    SELTs are an important source of information to inform individual teaching practice, decisions about teaching duties, and course and program curriculum design. They enable the University to assess how effectively its learning environments and teaching practices facilitate student engagement and learning outcomes. Under the current SELT Policy (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/101/) course SELTs are mandated and must be conducted at the conclusion of each term/semester/trimester for every course offering. Feedback on issues raised through course SELT surveys is made available to enrolled students through various resources (e.g. MyUni). In addition aggregated course SELT data is available.

    The MBBS Program has a regular program of evaluation. In addition, student representatives are appointed to MBBS committees and are encouraged to report on issues of importance to students.

    For this course a feedback link is available on MyUni for providing feedback on any activity at any time.
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