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Student Discussions: 2017: February 26th to July 20th


Take ownership for all newly admitted patients in the wards. Review them every day and record daily notes. Write discharge summaries when they are discharged.

Choose any patient that you have followed up from admission to discharge as the case for your portfolio. Discuss your chosen patient with me before your write your complete report. At the time of discussion, I will need to know your provisional diagnosis, working diagnosis, discharge diagnosis and discharge prescription. Please also provide a written summary during this discussion.

Submit the first draft of your written reflective case report in the appropriate portfolio format to the IMU E-Learning portal before the last working day of the 3rd week of your posting. While only the headings of the learning issues are required for this first draft, all other sections must be complete. Please note: Written submissions must be after the face-to-face discussion mentioned earlier.

Make a presentation at the end of the 4th week (of not more than 5 minutes duration) highlighting one or more aspects of the patients you have seen in the wards.

Dr Velayudhan Menon, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
International Medical University, Malaysia

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