Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

3

Duration

Class contact

40 Contact hours

Prerequisite

MEDI7212, MEDI7222, MEDI7232 and MEDI7242

Restricted

MD Students Only

Assessment methods

Orthopaedics MCQ exam 25%; Orthopaedics Clinical Case Presentation 25%; Ophthalmology MCQ exam 25%; Surgical Specialty Structured Long Case 25%. Clinical Participation Assessment (Orthopaedics, Orthopaedics and Surgical Specialties) Pass/Fail, Assessment of Clinical Competency (Orthopaedics and Orthopaedics) Pass/Fail.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

The primary goal of this Surgery Specialties clinical placement is to allow the students to gain exposure to patients with common and serious Orthopaedic & Ophthalmologic Surgical problems; to learn how patients with these conditions present clinically, to develop history taking and physical examination skills in these particular patient populations, to learn the role of investigations for these patients and to develop an understanding of the treatment principles, both operative and non-operative, for patients with these conditions.