• Offered by School of Medicine and Psychology
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Medicine
  • Areas of interest Medicine
  • Work Integrated Learning Placements
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Louise Stone
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2024
    Second Semester 2024
    See Future Offerings

This course will assess student compliance with the stated expectations of professionalism, which are described in the learning outcome statements. ANU medical students are required to demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour consistent with the standards expected of the medical profession, students of the University and the expectations of the public. These outcomes detail the standard of professional behaviour expected of students undertaking courses at the ANU School of Medicine and Psychology.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Be respectful and courteous to patients and their families, to administrative, nursing, allied health, medical staff, to other students, to academic staff and to members of the public.
  2. Observe patient confidentiality and privacy in clinical and non-clinical settings and on social media networks (including closed groups).
  3. Obtain informed consent from patients, including consent to participate in procedures and examination of sedated or anaesthetised patients.
  4. Participate in and/or facilitate learning in a respectful and constructive manner, in clinical and non-clinical settings, with peers, clinical supervisors and academic staff.
  5. Listen and contribute in a positive and supportive manner and handle differences of opinion with respect and consideration.
  6. Arrive on time or alert to lateness.
  7. Demonstrate reflective practice, including self-appraisal, and appropriately seek feedback from patients, peers, clinical supervisors and other clinical team members.
  8. Act within clinical competence, seek supervision for procedures including venepuncture and cannulation until able to perform them in a way which is safe and in accordance with institutional policies.
  9. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity, gender, disability and illness, religious, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or racial differences.

Work Integrated Learning

Placements

All students engage with WIL partners (internal/external) as a major component of the course

Indicative Assessment

  1. Mini-360 Feedback Task (Hurdle) (0) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9]
  2. Professional Reflections (Hurdle) (0) [LO 4,5,7,9]
  3. No adverse findings from the SMP Professional Behaviours Committee (Hurdle) (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

This course must be enrolled in twice over two consecutive semesters


As a co-requisite, zero unit course, the workload is covered in the co-requisite.

Inherent Requirements

Inherent requirements for the ANU Doctor of Medicine and Surgery are guided by the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand Inclusive Medical Education guidance note:


Professionalism

  • Medical students will be expected to demonstrate capabilities consistent with those of a medical professional, including a commitment to making the care of patients their priority, and to practise safely and effectively, treat people with dignity and respect, and be aware of the limits of their own knowledge, skills and health. They will also be required to comply with the law, regulations and any other university codes or policies.

Insight into their own health and behaviour

  • Medical students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to recognise when they experience poor health and put in place effective processes to ensure their own health or behaviours do not pose a risk to others.

Team work

  • Medical students will be expected to work willingly and cohesively as part of a team, taking responsibility for their actions as well as recognising and respecting the skills of other professionals.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be currently active in the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (8950XMCHD) and concurrently enrolled in MEDI8030.

Prescribed Texts

N/A

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
0 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3494 19 Feb 2024 26 Feb 2024 05 Apr 2024 24 May 2024 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8494 22 Jul 2024 29 Jul 2024 31 Aug 2024 25 Oct 2024 In Person N/A

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