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This unit is designed to complement the theoretical on-line units in the Remote and Polar Stream by providing the opportunity to gain a suite of practical and procedural skills that are essential for remote health care but difficult to obtain with conventional teaching patterns.

Students will undertake practical training in radiography, real time ultrasound, regional anaesthesia, dentistry, and physiotherapy.

Summary 2021

Unit name Practical Skills for Remote Health Care
Unit code CAM630
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Teaching staff

Dr Edi Albert

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

Practical sessions ( total of 130hrs)


Practical Assessment 1 30%

Practical Assessment 2 20%

Practical Assessment 3 15%

Practical Assessment 4 20%

Practical Assessment 5 15%

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