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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : General Courses (Medicine)

Postgraduate Course: Core Academic Activity (GMED12036)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryTo develop trainees┬┐ critical abilities
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs none
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Online Activities 46, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 150 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Reflective academic portfolio (75%)
Discussion Boards (25%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically reflect upon day-to-day surgical practice in the context of recent advances/published findings
  2. Review the general principles of clinical study design, statistics, and critically evaluate the scientific literature in surgical research
  3. Deal with complex ethical and professional issues
  4. Lead online journal clubs and engage in critical dialogue with peers and experts in other subspecialties
  5. Make informed judgements on new and emerging issues in orthopaedic surgery
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr John McKinley
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Course secretaryMiss Sarah Jones
Tel: (0131) 651 4932
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