Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Medicine (2017/2018)
11.4 Phase 4 - Integration Into Clinical Practice

Phase 4 begins with students taking the core courses 8710 and 8720. These courses will be followed by 12 weeks of elective experiences and 12 weeks of advanced practice.

8710

Core Experiences

immerses students in the clinical environment through experiences in core disciplines including internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, rural family practice, paediatrics and psychiatry.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 56

8720

Advanced Procedural Competencies

provides students with opportunities to advance their procedural and clinical skills to promote patient safety and work effectively in team settings.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 2

8730

Electives

are offered in two - four week blocks in approved areas of study for a maximum of twelve weeks.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 12

8740

Advanced Practice Integration

enables students to be assigned to a physician, physician group or discipline for experiences that focus on following patients as they interact with the health care system.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 12

8750

Practice Continuum

will focus on the transition to postgraduate training as a part of the continuum of medical education.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 1

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).