Courses - Faculty of Medical And Health Sciences


MBChB

Part II

MBCHB 221A
60 Points

MBCHB 221B
60 Points

MBChB Part II

Through clinical scenarios, lectures and laboratories, students are introduced to human health and the description and pathogenesis of disease processes as a basis for the systematic study of human illness. This is integrated with the study of human organ systems through components focusing on musculoskeletal, digestive, genitourinary, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, linked with practical work in anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical imaging, and professional, clinical and communication skills.

Restriction: MBCHB 203, 205, 206, 209, 210, 211

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 221 A and B

Part III

MBCHB 311A
7.5 Points

MBCHB 311B
7.5 Points

Medical Humanities

A variety of options from the study of medical humanities.

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 311 A and B

MBCHB 321A
52.5 Points

MBCHB 321B
52.5 Points

MBCHB Part III

Through clinical scenarios, lectures, laboratories and problem-solving sessions, students explore human health and illness in a multidisciplinary manner with particular focus on the nervous system, blood, immunity and infection, reproduction, development and aging, and how bodily systems are regulated. This is integrated with practical work in anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical imaging and professional, clinical and communication skills, as well as ward-based learning experiences.

Prerequisite: MBCHB 221

Restriction: MBCHB 303, 305, 306, 312, 313

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 321 A and B

Stage IV

MBCHB 401A
60 Points

MBCHB 401B
60 Points

MBChB Part IV

During Part IV, students spend 33 weeks in eight clinical attachments: emergency medicine, anaesthesiology, musculoskeletal, surgery, general and specialty medicine, geriatrics and general practice. These attachments are complemented by four weeks of topic teaching on campus. There is also a compulsory Māori and Pacific Health module.

Prerequisite: MBCHB 311, 321

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 401 A and B

Stage V

MBCHB 501A
60 Points

MBCHB 501B
60 Points

MBChB Part V

Students will complete academic study of forty one weeks of which thirty one are in clinical placements. These are: general practice, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, paediatrics, specialty surgery and a selective. There are three weeks of formal learning on campus including a Population Health week. Other projects and asynchronous learning also needs to be completed. Students may undertake the majority of study in a regional rural setting in Northland.

Prerequisite: MBCHB 401

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 501 A and B

MBCHB 551A
60 Points

MBCHB 551B
60 Points

MBChB Part VI

The 44 week year includes an optional element for students to undertake study in an area of medicine of their choice (the Elective), or complete a substantial research project, up to a period of 11 weeks. The remaining weeks are spent, practising under supervision, in hospitals and community facilities. Students undertake patient care in the disciplines of general practice, medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology. Students also complete an advanced cardiac life support workshop and a week of clinical imaging.

Prerequisite: MBCHB 501

To complete this course students must enrol in MBCHB 551 A and B

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