HKUMedUG2023-Full ebook

Cutting-edge Technology in Teaching and Learning Our programme is a pioneer in the use of advanced technologies, such as augmented reality (AR)/ virtual reality (VR), gamification and simulation in teaching and learning to help students learn basic and advanced medical knowledge effectively. As an early adopter of VR technology, HKUMed is one of the world’s best equipped medical schools for learning of anatomy with the newly inaugurated Techmezz for VR at our Yu Chun Keung Medical Library. Tools such as Anatomage, a fully segmented real human 3D dissection platform, allow for exploration and learning of human anatomy in innovative ways. Technological Innovations in the Curriculum The MBBS curriculum embraces technological innovations in order to match the rapid developments in the field of medicine. During your MBBS training, you will have the opportunities to learn and apply the following latest technologies: • Precision Medicine, which covers literacy in big data science and its application in clinical medicine, practice and research; • Telehealth, which involves the use of telecommunications technologies in medical practices, such as tele-consultation for outpatients and tele-pharmacy; • Ultrasonography, which involves application of the point-ofcare ultrasound (POCUS) device, known to many as “tomorrow’s stethoscope”. 05 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery