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General Practice papers at the University of Otago

Three new distance taught GENA papers are now available for enrolment in 2020, offered by the Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago.

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Published: 15 October 2019

GENA820 Nature of Medical Practice

Engage in a stimulating and energetic exploration of your experiences of patient care, set against current norms of rapidly changing modern medical practice and the healthcare system. Enhance your sense of what it means to be a doctor and your skills in managing challenging consultations and workplace interactions. Enjoy a great experience of collegiality with like-minded peers and leave refreshed and revitalized.

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GENA821 Research Methods

This paper is an introduction to primary health care research methodologies. This paper will expand your understanding of key research methods and study designs, and set you up with the competencies and confidence you need to conduct your own research projects.

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GENA824 Ethics in General Practice

This course is for all health professionals (including practice nurses and managers) working in General Practice, engaging with your experiences with patients. You can expect to leave the course with increased skills, knowledge and confidence in solving ethical issues, enriched by the camaraderie of colleagues on the same journey.

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