BIOL3190 is offered in coursework mode in second semester. This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students undertaking the Bachelor of Medical Science to learn about applications of the medical sciences in the work place. Various guest speakers, who will be professionals in different areas of medical science and/or research, will discuss their work, career, ethics and legal liability. Visits to work places such as different departments of the Canberra Hospital, research schools and pathology laboratories will be organised. Students will also work in small groups to design and run an interview with a medical professional or researcher.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Communicate concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally
- Work in small cooperative groups
- Understand ethical standards of the work place
- Write and run an interview with a medical/research professional
- Approach potential employers
- Critically analyse and summarise the content of presentations by medical/research
- Reflect on the impacts of what was learnt from each component of this course.
Indicative AssessmentAssessment will be based on:
- Summary of selected seminars (36 %, LO 1, 6,7)
- Attendance to seminars ( 8%, LO 3, 6)
- Interview Discussion (24%, LO1 - 5 )
- Visits quizzes (12%, LO 1)
- Learning Outcomes Report (20%, LO1, 7)
This course is assessed on a Course Requirement Satisfied (CRS) or Fail basis.
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Workload1 hour seminar per week, visits to workplace for up to 12 hours, workshops up to 6 hours.
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