Unit description

Builds on the unit HLT00274 - Clinical Diagnosis I and continues student development of critical analytic skills, clinical reasoning and safety within clinical practice. Material is presented in a problem-based learning format, with a significant portion embedded within an interactive software package.

Unit content

Topic 1: Integrated clinical problem solving approach to diagnose disorders of the cardiovascular and haematopoietic systems

Topic 2: Integrated clinical problem solving approach to diagnose disorders of the neurologic system

Topic 3: Integrated clinical problem solving approach to diagnose disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Topic 4: Integrated clinical problem solving approach to diagnose disorders of the renal and reproductive systems

Topic 5: Medical investigations - clinical biochemistry, clinical haematology, clinical microbiology, clinical immunology and medical imaging

Topic 6: Selected issues in clinical pharmacology

Topic 7: Safety issues

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Lismore

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 3 hours (Wks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8,10,11,13)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Case study20%
Exam: closed book60%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 3 hours (Wks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8,10,11,13)
Tutorial online 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Case study20%
Exam: closed book60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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