MAP5104 - Emergency medicine skills - 2018

24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Peter Cameron

Coordinator(s)

Professor Peter Cameron

Not offered in 2018

Notes

This unit is offered annually via the Alfred. Please contact the School of Rural Health directly for more information.

Email: advancedhealthcarepractice@monash.edu

Telephone: +61 3 5128 1015

Synopsis

This unit has been created in collaboration with the Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre for students seeking credit from studies in Emergency and Trauma Evidence Based Medicine; Emergency and Trauma Research Methods; Emergency and Trauma Clinical Leadership and Management and Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Emergency and Trauma Evidence Based Medicine

  1. Understand the benefits and limitations of evidence based medicine
  2. Perform a comprehensive search of the medical literature
  3. Describe quantitative techniques for data collection and basic analysis for reporting data
  4. Critically appraise studies of therapy, harm, diagnosis and prognosis
  5. Interpret information generated by systematic reviews

    Emergency and Trauma Research Methods

  6. Create a research question amenable to rigorous scientific investigation
  7. Design a research protocol
  8. Justify the selection of the research methodology
  9. Identify ethical issues related to the proposed study
  10. Transform information gathered as part of the proposed study into usable data for scientific analysis

    Emergency and Trauma Clinical Leadership and Management

  11. Implement a robust and defensible approach to clinical leadership in the emergency and trauma context;
  12. Apply a critically reflective approach towards the management of human resources' issues in the emergency and trauma context;
  13. Positively influence key stakeholders within the emergency and trauma context
  14. Critically evaluate quality improvement measures in the emergency and trauma context
  15. Apply high-level analytical and leadership skills in relation to the implementation of a range of health care projects of relevance to the emergency and trauma context ;

    Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice

  16. Implement specialist medical diagnostic skills during the acute phase of illness or injury
  17. Apply specialist emergency medical knowledge and skills to resuscitation
  18. Critically apply an evidence-based approach towards the implementation of medical procedural and technical skills required in the emergency setting
  19. Integrate emergency medicine theory with practical experience across a range of patient cases and situations
  20. Apply a critically reflective approach towards the management of emergency patients

Assessment

Emergency and Trauma Evidence Based Medicine

  • Assignment 1 (1,000 words) (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (1,000 words) (40%) (Hurdle)
  • Online exercises - participation & content 1,000 words (40%) (Hurdle)

Emergency and Trauma Research Methods

  • Assignment 1 (1,000 words) (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (2,000 words & 10 minute oral presentation) (40%) (Hurdle)
  • Online exercises participation & content (3000 words) (40%) (Hurdle)

Emergency and Trauma Clinical Leadership and Management

  • 12 weekly online discussion questions (1000 words) (40%)
  • Written report (4,000 words) (40%) (Hurdle)
  • Personal reflection (1000 words) (20%)

Emergency Medicine Theory and Practice

  • Online MCQ for each topic (1,000 words) (30%)
  • Workplace based case review report (3,000 words) (40% Hurdle)
  • Six mini-CEX assessments (3,000 words) (30%) (Hurdle)

HURDLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Observership: attendance at minimum prescribed practicum hours with logbook evidence
  • Attendance at two day "Emergency Resuscitation Workshop"

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study