People and their environment 284

Module code BOK 284
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

(a) People and their environment (6 weeks)
Interpersonal skills; contextual and environmental aspects within which patients develop and live with their specific problems; medical ethics with regard to the community, patients and the medical profession; the role and duties of the medical practitioner within the South African legal system, especially with regard to interpersonal violence in society, injuries, the process of dying and death; genetic disability in the South African society; public health and health research. This section of the module can only be taken by medical students.

Module credits 25.00
Prerequisites CMY 151, GNK 120, GNK 127, MLB 111, PHY 131, GNK 128, BOK 121, MGW 112, FIL 155, MTL 180, SMO 121, AIM 101, ELH 111, ELH 112
Contact time 15 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Family Medicine
Period of presentation Semester 1

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