Courses - Faculty of Medical And Health Sciences


Clinical Education

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

CLINED 703
15 Points

Learning in Small Groups

Explores how clinicians operate as members and leaders of groups, and the conditions underlying effective group function both in education and the workplace.

CLINED 705
15 Points

Simulation and Clinical Skills Teaching

Theory and practice around the use of simulators in clinical education. Addresses underlying theory, research, course design, acquisition of clinical skills, scenario-based learning, scenario design, simulator programming, and feedback after simulated performance.

CLINED 706
15 Points

Interprofessional Learning, Teamwork and Patient Safety

Explores and evaluates the evidence-base on interprofessional learning in the health professions. Evaluates the role of interprofessional learning in building effective healthcare teams.

CLINED 707
15 Points

Advanced Studies in Clinical Education

Supervised research on a topic approved by the Head of School of Medicine.

CLINED 710
15 Points

Special Studies

Independent study on a topic approved by the Head of School of Medicine.

CLINED 711
15 Points

E-learning and Clinical Education

Develops the knowledge and skills to critically evaluate e-learning in the clinical setting. Addresses underlying theoretical constructs, practical skills, sourcing and selection of learning objects, course design and assessment.

CLINED 712
15 Points

Curriculum and Course Design

Theory, concepts, and processes that underlie curriculum development and the design of short courses for a clinical setting. Addresses outcome-based course design and the development of objectives, content, methods, materials, assessment and evaluation for a course or curriculum.

CLINED 713
15 Points

Clinical Supervision

Students will explore theories of workplace learning and models of supervision of students and trainees in the clinical workplace, understand the different roles of clinical supervisors, and develop knowledge and skills to improve the effectiveness of clinical supervision in their own context.

CLINED 715
30 Points

Theory and Practice of Clinical Education

Examines the conceptual frameworks for learning in a clinical setting. The course will explore learning theory as it relates to the clinical experience, programme design, learner preparation, practical skills in enhancing learning in the clinical setting, and translation of theoretical knowledge into clinical practice.

CLINED 716
30 Points

Assessing Clinical Performance

Examines the purpose, criteria, methods, scoring methods and examiner training for a range of assessments of health professionals, with a focus on ensuring competence to practice. This will include concepts of reliability and validity, standard setting as well as advanced techniques to compare and effectively implement different types of clinical assessments.

Restriction: CLINED 704

CLINED 717
15 Points

Special Topic

CLINED 718
15 Points

Professionalism in Clinical Education

Students will examine and critically reflect on the notion of professionalism in clinical education to ascertain how professionalism is fostered in health care settings. The course will address methods of teaching and learning professionalism.

CLINED 719
15 Points

Clinical Education in Action

Takes a broad look across essential topics in clinical education of relevance to all clinical teachers involved in teaching with patients, assessing students and planning lessons. Application to practice and peer observation are key components of this course.

CLINED 790
60 Points

CLINED 790A
30 Points

CLINED 790B
30 Points

Dissertation

Corequisite: POPLHLTH 701 or equivalent experience

To complete this course students must enrol in CLINED 790 A and B, or CLINED 790

CLINED 796A
60 Points

CLINED 796B
60 Points

Thesis

Prerequisite: POPLHLTH 701 or equivalent experience

To complete this course students must enrol in CLINED 796 A and B

CLINED 797A
60 Points

CLINED 797B
60 Points

Research Portfolio

Supervised research that represents the personal scholarly work of a student based on a coherent area of inquiry. Culminates in a conclusive piece of work related to a specific area of specialisation or scope of practice.

Prerequisite: POPLHLTH 701 or equivalent experience

To complete this course students must enrol in CLINED 797 A and B

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