|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Dr Grant Shalaby
75 Talavera RoadResearch Lead
Prof Frances Rapport
75 Talavera RoadPatient Safety & Quality Lead
Prof Cliff Hughes
75 Talavera RoadYear Lead
Dr John Turchini
75 Talavera RoadStage Lead
A/Prof Bernard Champion
75 Talavera Road
(MEDI8200 or MEDI920) and (MEDI8201 or MEDI921) and (MEDI8202 or MEDI922)
This 8 week unit provides you with focused learning on the patient safety and quality aspects of health systems, framed within the clinical context of critical care and anaesthetics. You will explore evaluation of system-wide safety interventions and high-quality care; medical error; open disclosure and incident management; digital technology in healthcare, and the role of systems, people and services in the development and delivery of resilient healthcare. The unit incorporates an experiential learning component contextually focused on patient-centred health care delivered in the clinical disciplines of critical care and anaesthetics. The unit includes weekly lectures/seminars, case based learning sessions, clinical bedside tutorials, clinical simulation sessions, as well as clinical placements to ensure you are prepared for Stage 2 of the Macquarie MD. Your learning is integrated with advanced learning about research methodologies to prepare you for your Research Project which you will complete in Stage 2. You are expected to use these learning opportunities to demonstrate significant progress toward the development of the 4 Macquarie MD Graduate Capabilities: Scientist and Scholar, Clinical Practitioner, Engaged Global Citizen and Professional, and the Entrustable Professional Activities, at a standard appropriate to end of Stage 1 of the Macquarie MD.
Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Research Project Plan||20%||Yes||MDB Week 4|
|Clinical Quiz||20%||No||MDB Week 5|
|Bedside tutor report and logbook||0%||No||MDB Week 6|
|Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)||60%||Yes||MDB Week 7|
Submit a draft research proposal that includes the research question (s), aim (s) and objective (s) for the project to be completed in Stage 2. Overall performance and capability aspects will be assessed and recorded in your Macquarie Assessment Portfolio.
The Clinical Quiz is a written examination consisting of mainly multiple choice and some short answer questions which will be mapped to capability aspects. Overall and capability aspects performance will be recorded in your Macquarie Assessment Portfolio.
The bedside tutor will provide a supervision rating on the Stage 1 Entrustable Professional Activities and review your logbook and provide an assessment of capability aspect. The results which will be recorded in your Macquarie Assessment Portfolio.
Assessment Type 1: Clinical performance evaluation
Indicative Time on Task 2: 35 hours
Due: MDB Week 7
This is a hurdle assessment task (see assessment policy for more information on hurdle assessment tasks)
The OSCE will have numerous stations and cover all of Stage 1 content. For each station, overall performance, capability aspects and Stage 1 Entrustable Professional Activities will be assessed and recorded in your Macquarie Assessment Portfolio.
1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:
2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGY
This unit will be delivered over a 5-week block, followed by a 3-week assessment period. Each week will consist of 2-3 hours longitudinal lecture series, 2 hours unit-specific tutorials, 2 hours case-based tutorials, 2 hours bedside tutorials and 8 hours of immersive clinical experience and clinical simulation in critical care to enhance knowledge and skill development. 4 hours of lectures are assigned to the research component of the unit.
MACQUARIE MD TEXTBOOK LIST - YEAR 2 2021
Additional Optional Texts:
MEDI8203 Critical Care, Patient Safety and Quality, and Research
TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT
Macquarie University is a BYOD environment where students are encouraged to bring their personally owned devices (laptops, tablets, etc.) to learning activities and to use these devices to access information and study.
Teaching rooms are equipped with state of the art audio-visual and ICT equipment including iPads, internet connection and multiple LCD screens. Students will use a range of specific equipment typically used in the assessment and management of people with a range of health conditions.
To study optimally when off campus you will need to have access to a reliable internet connection to retrieve unit information, and at times to submit assessment tasks via iLearn.
CONSULTATION WITH STAFF
Staff will be available for individual consultations, please see iLearn site for information on staff availability for consultation.
Macquarie University policies and procedures are accessible from Policy Central (https://policies.mq.edu.au). Students should be aware of the following policies in particular with regard to Learning and Teaching:
Students seeking more policy resources can visit Student Policies (https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/policies). It is your one-stop-shop for the key policies you need to know about throughout your undergraduate student journey.
Macquarie University students have a responsibility to be familiar with the Student Code of Conduct: https://students.mq.edu.au/admin/other-resources/student-conduct
Results published on platform other than eStudent, (eg. iLearn, Coursera etc.) or released directly by your Unit Convenor, are not confirmed as they are subject to final approval by the University. Once approved, final results will be sent to your student email address and will be made available in eStudent. For more information visit ask.mq.edu.au or if you are a Global MBA student contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Macquarie University provides a range of support services for students. For details, visit http://students.mq.edu.au/support/
Learning Skills (mq.edu.au/learningskills) provides academic writing resources and study strategies to help you improve your marks and take control of your study.
The Library provides online and face to face support to help you find and use relevant information resources.
Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Service who can provide appropriate help with any issues that arise during their studies.
For all student enquiries, visit Student Connect at ask.mq.edu.au
If you are a Global MBA student contact email@example.com
For help with University computer systems and technology, visit http://www.mq.edu.au/about_us/offices_and_units/information_technology/help/.
When using the University's IT, you must adhere to the Acceptable Use of IT Resources Policy. The policy applies to all who connect to the MQ network including students.
|10/09/2021||Updated staff contacts and iLearn site information|
Unit information based on version 2021.01R of the Handbook