MEDI3042 German Medical Practice
The Module will run one session a week throughout the clinical blocks in year 3 (medicine, surgery and primary care). Students will be encouraged through talks, facilitated discussion, reflection and written tasks to use their clinical experience to help meet the learning outcomes. There will also facilitated learning on the following topics: ? Patient pathways in Germany and the UK ? National and European health guidelines ? Public health ? Infection control ? Blood transfusion ? German legal Framework ? German ethical framework ? Communication skills ? Prescribing ? Palliative care ? Thromboembolic prophylaxis
Aims and Objectives
To help you understand the similarities and differences between the UK and German health systems and develop the skills and knowledge and understanding for you to be able to work in Germany and the UK.
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the patient and health workers’ experience in the UK and Germany
- Analyse the similarities and differences between the health service structure in the UK and Germany and in a global context
- Describe the legal and ethical context in which medicine is practiced in Germany ?
- ? Identify and reflect on differences in national and local guidelines in Germany and the UK?
- ? Demonstrate effective communication skills in both German and British contexts
This is a bespoke module for the BM(EU). It will consist of 22 sessions during the clinical teaching blocks (medicine and surgery and primary care). There will be facilitated on the topics listed in the module overview section. Some of the content of the other sessions will be informed by your clinical experiences. For example you will be asked to follow a patient journey and compare process, interactions, guidelines and management with what would happen in the UK. There will be time available during this module for you as the student group to take part in facilitated learning on topics pertinent to the aims of the module and raised by you.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
The module will be taught through a range of learning and teaching strategies which might include: • Tutor led tutorials • Expert speakers • Guided self-study • Problem solving scenarios • Role play • Projects • Group work • eLearning • Patient based learning
|Wider reading or practice||49.5|
|Preparation for scheduled sessions||30|
|Completion of assessment task||20|
|Work based learning||16|
|Practical classes and workshops||10|
|Total study time||187.5|
Resources & Reading list
Guidelines. http://www.nice.org.uk/ http://www.awmf.org/ https://www.g-ba.de/ http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/ https://www.aerztekammer-bw.de/10aerzte/40merkblaetter/20recht/05kammerrecht/bo.pdf http://ec.europa.eu/health/ern/docs/ev_20140623_co18_en.pdf
Students will need to refer in the module either due to unsatisfactory attendance, or due to failing the assessment or both.
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Repeat type: Internal