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Deakin Medical School. Brendan Crotty Head of School. Deakin Medical School. Victoria’s third medical school 130 Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Places each year - up to 12 international places in 2012 Four year graduate-entry BMBS program First graduates in December, 2011.

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Deakin medical school

Deakin Medical School

Brendan Crotty

Head of School


Deakin medical school

Deakin Medical School

  • Victoria’s third medical school

  • 130 Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Places each year - up to 12 international places in 2012

  • Four year graduate-entry BMBS program

  • First graduates in December, 2011


Deakin medical school

Deakin Medical School

  • Established to address rural / regional workforce shortages

  • Aim to produce ‘work ready’ doctors for postgraduate training

  • Emphasis on:

    • procedural skills

    • chronic disease prevention and management

    • interdisciplinary learning

  • Face to face teaching supported by online curriculum delivery

    • extensive IT infrastructure

    • all students require wireless enabled laptops


Deakin medical school

The Deakin Curriculum

YEAR 1

Human Infection, Defence Cardio-Respiratory Renal /Gastrointestinal

Biology and Repair systems systems

40 wks 8 wk 9 wk 10 wk 8 wk

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

I NTRO

EXAMS

EXAMS

YEAR 2

Endocrine Musc-Sk Brain Transition to

& Life Cycle Metab- and Clinical

olism Behaviour Practice

40 wks 10wk 8 wk 8 wks 10 wk

E X AMS

I

P

E

EXAMS

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

YEAR 3

Medicine Medicine/ Surgery Mental Children’s Women’s

Musculoskeletal Health Health Health

43 wks 7wk7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams

YEAR 4

Emerg. General Aged / Anaesth/ Pre-internship Ambulatory Elective

Medicine Practice Rehab / ICU/ Selective Selective

Palliative Proced.

Care

40 wks 5 wk 5 wk 5 wk 5 wks 6 wk 6 wk 6 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams


Deakin medical school

Themes in the Deakin Curriculum

Knowledge of Health & Illness

Doctor & Patient

Doctors, Peoples, Cultures & Institutions

Ethics, Law & Professional Development

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4


Deakin medical school

Years 1 and 2

  • Emphasis on biomedical knowledge

  • Basic clinical skills

  • Deakin Geelong campus

    Years 3 and 4

  • Emphasis on patient-centred clinical learning

  • Clinical schools supplemented with online learning


Deakin medical school

Years 1 & 2

Sem -2

Sem -1

Y1

Y2


Deakin medical school

Years 1 & 2

• Integrated systems blocks

•Small group Problem Based Learning (PBL)

•Supporting lectures / practicals

•Communication and clinical skills

  • Clinical placements


Deakin medical school

Deakin Medical School

Mock Ward

Anatomy & Pathology Museum


Deakin medical school

Deakin Medical School

Teaching Laboratory

Clinical Skills Laboratory


Deakin medical school

Problem Based Learning


Deakin medical school

Approximately 20 contact hours per week


Deakin medical school

The Deakin Curriculum

YEAR 1

Human Infection, Defence Cardio-Respiratory Renal /Gastrointestinal

Biology and Repair systems systems

40 wks 8 wk 9 wk 10 wk 8 wk

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

I NTRO

EXAMS

EXAMS

Community Health

Placements Program

YEAR 2

Endocrine Musc-Sk Brain Transition to

& Life Cycle Metab- and Clinical

olism Behaviour Practice

40 wks 10wk 8 wk 8 wks 10 wk

E X AMS

I

P

E

EXAMS

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

YEAR 3

Medicine Medicine/ Surgery Mental Children’s Women’s

Musculoskeletal Health Health Health

43 wks 7wk7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams

YEAR 4

Emerg. General Aged / Anaesth/ Pre-internship Ambulatory Elective

Medicine Practice Rehab / ICU/ Selective Selective

Palliative Proced.

Care

40 wks 5 wk 5 wk 5 wk 5 wks 6 wk 6 wk 6 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams


Deakin medical school

The Deakin Curriculum

YEAR 1

Human Infection, Defence Cardio-Respiratory Renal /Gastrointestinal

Biology and Repair systems systems

40 wks 8 wk 9 wk 10 wk 8 wk

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

I NTRO

EXAMS

EXAMS

Inter-professional

Education Program

YEAR 2

Endocrine Musc-Sk Brain Transition to

& Life Cycle Metab- and Clinical

olism Behaviour Practice

40 wks 10wk 8 wk 8 wks 10 wk

E X AMS

I

P

E

EXAMS

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

YEAR 3

Medicine Medicine/ Surgery Mental Children’s Women’s

Musculoskeletal Health Health Health

43 wks 7wk7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams

YEAR 4

Emerg. General Aged / Anaesth/ Pre-internship Ambulatory Elective

Medicine Practice Rehab / ICU/ Selective Selective

Palliative Proced.

Care

40 wks 5 wk 5 wk 5 wk 5 wks 6 wk 6 wk 6 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams


Deakin medical school

The Deakin Curriculum

YEAR 1

Human Infection, Defence Cardio-Respiratory Renal /Gastrointestinal

Biology and Repair systems systems

40 wks 8 wk 9 wk 10 wk 8 wk

Clinical Placement Program

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

I NTRO

EXAMS

EXAMS

YEAR 2

Endocrine Musc-Sk Brain Transition to

& Life Cycle Metab- and Clinical

olism Behaviour Practice

40 wks 10wk 8 wk 8 wks 10 wk

E X AMS

I

P

E

EXAMS

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

YEAR 3

Medicine Medicine/ Surgery Mental Children’s Women’s

Musculoskeletal Health Health Health

43 wks 7wk7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams

YEAR 4

Emerg. General Aged / Anaesth/ Pre-internship Ambulatory Elective

Medicine Practice Rehab / ICU/ Selective Selective

Palliative Proced.

Care

40 wks 5 wk 5 wk 5 wk 5 wks 6 wk 6 wk 6 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams


Deakin medical school

The Deakin Curriculum

YEAR 1

Human Infection, Defence Cardio-Respiratory Renal /Gastrointestinal

Biology and Repair systems systems

40 wks 8 wk 9 wk 10 wk 8 wk

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

I NTRO

EXAMS

EXAMS

YEAR 2

Endocrine Musc-Sk Brain Transition to

& Life Cycle Metab- and Clinical

olism Behaviour Practice

40 wks 10wk 8 wk 8 wks 10 wk

E X AMS

I

P

E

EXAMS

Classes,

SWOTVAC,

exams

YEAR 3

Medicine Medicine/ Surgery Mental Children’s Women’s

Musculoskeletal Health Health Health

43 wks 7wk7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk 7 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams

YEAR 4

Emerg. General Aged / Anaesth/ Pre-internship Ambulatory Elective

Medicine Practice Rehab / ICU/ Selective Selective

Palliative Proced.

Care

40 wks 5 wk 5 wk 5 wk 5 wks 6 wk 6 wk 6 wk

EXAMS

Contact

plus

exams


Deakin medical school

Deakin Clinical Schools and IMMERSe sites

  • Geelong

  • Greater Green Triangle

  • Grampians

  • Eastern Health


Deakin medical school

Integrated Model of Medical Education in Rural Settings: IMMERSe

  • Students undertake the Year 3 curriculum

  • at a rural group general practice

  • and rural hospital.

  • Visiting specialists contribute to teaching.

  • 2011: 16 students in Ararat, Bacchus Marsh, Camperdown, Casterton Colac, Daylesford, Hamilton, Horsham & Stawell


Deakin medical school

Final Exams


Admission requirements and selection

Admission requirements and selection


Deakin medical school

Student Selection

  • 130 CSP (HECS) places (200 interviewed)

    • 5 Medical Rural Bonded Scholarships

    • 33 Bonded Medical Places

    • 92 non-bonded places

  • International Places: up to 12


Deakin medical school

Graduate

Australian

Medical

School

Admission

Test

Academic record (GPA)

  • Bonus points

  • Prior clinical work experience 2%

  • 5 yrs experience of regional living (ASGC-RA 2-5) 2-4%

  • Evidence of financial disadvantage during undergrad. degree 2%

+

+

GPA : GAMSAT: Interview

1:1:1

Interview

Selection


Deakin medical school

Graduate entry medical schools admission system (GEMSAS)

  • National online selection

  • Up to 6 preferences

  • Match to interview

  • Match to offer after i/v

www.gemsas.edu.au


Study pathways

Study Pathways

  • No prerequisites

  • Advice for Year 12 students

    • Science

    • Health Science

    • Nursing / Allied Health

    • Other (sufficient science for GAMSAT)

Select an undergraduate course that suits your interests and provides attractive (alternative) career options.


Graduate australian medical school admissions test

Graduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test

  • In March in all capital cities

  • Eligibility: Bachelor degree OR final year of degree

  • Three sections:

    • Section I: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Sciences (MCQ)

    • Section II: Written Communication (two 30 min writing tasks)

    • Section III: Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences (MCQ)

      assumes: - 1st year university biology (40%) & chemistry (40%)

      - Year 12 physics (20%)

  • Deakin: Minimum of 50 and 50 in each section

  • Result valid for 2 years

www.gamsat.acer.edu.au


Academic record note only undergraduate level grades are considered

Academic record (Note: only undergraduate level grades are considered)

  • GPA (Grade Point Average) > 5.0 (HD = 7; D = 6; C = 5)

  • Deakin Medical School calculates a weighted GPA

    • Year 1 average mark x 1

    • Year 2 average mark x 2 Sum of these / 3 = GPA

    • Year 3 average mark x 3

  • For students who have completed Honours the GPA is:

    • Year 2 average mark x 1

    • Year 3 average mark x 2 Sum of these / 3 = GPA

    • Honours mark x 3


Multiple mini interview mmi

Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)

  • Ten 5 minute stations (Deakin outcomes):

    • communication skills

    • motivation for a career in medicine

    • social justice

    • health promotion

    • evidence-based practice

    • commitment to rural & regional practice

    • self-directed learning

    • teamwork

    • effective use of resources

    • professionalism


Medical rural bonded scholarship

MEDICAL RURAL BONDED SCHOLARSHIP

  • Australian citizens or permanent residents

  • $24,594 in 2011 (indexed) - tax free, no means test

  • Practise in ASGC-RA 2-5 areas for six continuous years after completion of postgraduate training (including general practice)

  • ‘Scaling’ introduced in 2010: 40% reduction for ASGC-RA 5 practice (to 3.6 yrs)……10% for ACGC-RA2

    www.health.gov.au/mrbscholarships


Bonded medical place bmp

BONDED MEDICAL PLACE (BMP)

  • 25% of CSP (HECS) places at all Australian medical schools

  • work for length of course in District of Workforce Shortage for specialty:

    • GP – AGSC- RA2 to RA5

    • Other specialists - outer metropolitan RA1 and/or RA2 to RA5

    • All - any Aboriginal Medical Service.

  • within 12 months of Fellowship or 16 years of commencing course

  • incl ‘scaling’ and up to 2y prevocational (PGY1-2) & vocational training

www.health.gov.au/bmpscheme


Deakin medical school

Scholarships and Awards


More information

More Information

  • GAMSAT Admissions Guide

    www.gamsat.acer.edu.au - May each year

  • Deakin Medical School websitewww.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs/medicine

  • Medical Rural Bonded Scholarships / Bonded Medical Placeswww.health.gov.au/mrbscholarships

    www.health.gov.au/bmpscheme

  • Graduate Entry Medical Schools Admissions System (GEMSAS)www.gemsas.edu.au


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