The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
Chapter XXVII.—The Degree of Bachelor of Medicine
Chapter XXVII.—The Degree of Bachelor of Medicine.
|I.||All candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine must keep terms for at least two years at a Medical School in New Zealand recognised by the Senate of the New Zealand University (1)|
|II.||There shall be three professional examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine.|
|III.||These shall be conducted as far as possible both by written questions and by viva voce and practical examinations.|
|IV.||There shall be two examiners at every oral and clinical examination.|
|V.||Excellence in one or more subjects at an examination shall not compensate for failure in others.|
|VI.||Rejected candidates must keep terms for one year before being readmitted to examination.|
|VII.||The first professional examination shall be held at the end of the candidate's second year's terms, in November, and shall include—
|1.||Of having attended a course of not less than one hundred lectures on Chemistry;|
|2.||Of having attended a three months' course of instruction in practical Chemistry;|
|3.||Of having attended a course of not less than one hundred lectures on Human Anatomy;page 110|
|4.||Of having dissected the human body during two periods of six months each.|
Candidates will not receive certificates of baring passed the first professional examination unless either previously or at the time of examination they shall have completed the preliminary examination. Candidates in Anatomy may be called on to perform actual dissections.
|2.||Pathology (including Morbid Anatomy).|
|1.||Of having passed the first professional examination;|
|2.||Of having attended a course of not less than sixty lectures on Physiology;|
|3.||Of having attended a course of not less than sixty lectures on Pathology;|
|4.||Of having attended a course of not less than sixty lectures on Materia Medica;|
|5.||Of having practised the dispensing of medicines for three months at a public dispensary, or under the superintendence of a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand;|
|6.||Of having attended the post mortem examinations of a hospital containing not less than a hundred beds, for two periods of six months each.|
|1.||Surgery and Surgical Anatomy.|
|3.||Medicine (inducing Therapeutics and Isanity).page 111|
|5.||Midwifery and Diseases of Women.|
|1.||Of having passed the second professional examination;|
|2.||Of having been registered a medical student at least forty-two months previously;|
|3.||Of being twenty-one years of age before the date of graduation;|
|4.||Of having attended a course of not less than one hundred lectures on Surgery;|
|5.||Of having attended a course of not less than one hundred lectures on Medicine;|
|6.||Of having attended a course of not less than one hundred lectures on Medical Jurisprudence and Public Health;|
|7.||Of having attended a course of not less than sixty lectures on Midwifery and Diseases of Women;|
|8.||Of having attended for three years the medical and surgical practice of a hospital containing not less than one hundred beds, and having a distinct staff of physicians and surgeons. This certificate must state that the candidate has acted as dresser for six months in the surgical wards, and as clerk for six months in the medical wards. Six months of this hospital practice may be taken at a lunatic asylum containing not less than one hundred beds;|
|9.||Of having attended six midwifery cases;|
|10.||Of dispensary practice for six months, either in the out-patient department of a hospital, or at a public dispensary, or with a qualified practitioner;|
|11.||Of having had instruction and practice in vaccination;|
|12.||Of having had clinical instruction in insanity.|
Candidates in surgery will be examined practically as to surgical appliances and surgical anatomy, and may be required to operate on the dead body.
X. Certificates of instruction in Chemistry shall be accepted from any of the following institutions, namely, the University of Otago, Canterbury College, Auckland University College, and the institutions named in Section I. of the Statute "Admissions ad eundem."
Certificates in subjects of medical instruction other than Chemistry shall be accepted from Medical Schools in New Zealand, from the institutions named in Section I. of the Statute "Admissions ad eundem" which have established Medical Schools, and from the Medical Licensing Bodies which are recognised by the General Medical Council of Great Britain.
XI. Any candidate who produces satisfactory evidence that he has passed an examination in chemistry, or in anatomy, or in physiology, pathology, or in materia medica, required for a degree in Medicine at a University in the United Kingdom or in the colonies, or tor the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, shall, subject to the approval of the Chancellor, be exempt from examination in these subjects.
XII. The fee for each examination for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine shall be one guinea.
1 The University of Otago is recognised as a Medical School.