Pre-requisites: MDE601, MDE602, MDE603
This module introduces students to a patient centred approach to health care through an integrated approach to learning about the following: what health is; what factors affect health; the medical and health sciences within the clinical patient centred context; how to communicate effectively with patients; and the impact of disease on life.
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||Case based discussions in General Practice explore the principles introduced within the lectures in more depth and detail, through integrated learning activities (problem based learning) and take a patient centred approach. Students will meet with patients based in the General Practice environment and explore with them them their experiences of ill health. Students will spend around 50% of their time learning in this way.Independent study (50% of student time) provides the opportunity for students to prepare for their integrated learning activities (ILAs). Time will also be spent on preparing for their assessments.
Written Exam (90%) at the end of the year is an integrated examination (includes components
from all four modules) and includes written questions, which assess students┐ knowledge of
the core principles of ethics and law and patien
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