- Code MEDI8012
- Unit Value 24 units
- Offered by ANU Medical School
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Medicine
- Areas of interest Medicine
- Academic career Postgraduate
- AsPr Christine Phillips
- AsPr David Harley
- AsPr David Kramer
- AsPr Girish Talaulikar
- AsPr Kevin Saliba
- Dr Jason Potas
- Dr Karin Messerle
- Dr Samia Goudie
- Mr Christopher Nolan
- Prof Alison Kent
- Prof Amanda Barnard
- Prof Kieran Fallon
- Prof Thomas Faunce
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course MEDI1002
Second Semester 2014
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A masters level course offered by the ANU Medical School as part of the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD).
In MEDI8012 students build upon the knowledge and skills acquired in MEDI8011 to the study of the cardiovascular, renal, endocrine and reproductive systems. Problem based learning tutorials provide the platform on which the face to face teaching resources are integrated into a collective learning experience.
Block 2: Cardiorespiratory and Renal
Block 3: Endocrinology and Reproductive Health
Block 2: Cardiorespiratory and Renal
At the end of Block 2 you will be able to describe and explain the structure and function of the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems. You will:
- Have developed your knowledge of the relevant medical sciences and can apply this to an understanding of the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems in health and disease.
- Be able to apply your growing knowledge of psychological, social and cultural factors to clinical encounters relevant to the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems.
- Use your knowledge of the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems to inform your approach to clinical encounters and examination.
- Be able to apply the tools of population health to questions concerning health and disease of the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems.
At the end of Block 3 you will be able to describe and explain the structure and function of the endocrine and reproductive systems. You will:
- Have developed your knowledge of the relevant medical sciences and apply this to an understanding of the endocrine and reproductive systems, in health and disease.
- Be able to apply your growing knowledge of psychological, social and cultural factors to clinical encounters relevant to the endocrine and reproductive systems.
- Use your knowledge of the endocrine and reproductive systems to inform your approach to clinical encounters and examination.
- Apply the tools of population health to questions concerning health and disease of the endocrine and reproductive systems.
During MEDI8012 students will undertake periodic formative assessments during the semester and end of semester summative assessments.
Examination (held over 2 days and contributing 100% to the final grade)
- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) (30%)
- Case-based Modified Essay Questions (Minicase) (40%)
- Short answer questions (30%)
- Clinical Skill Progress Reviews / Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) (Hurdle requirement)
- Coursework requirements (Hurdle requirement)
- 85% attendance at Clinical Skills Tutorials and Problem based Learning Tutorials
- Good standing with Professional Behaviours Committee
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WorkloadStudents are expected to devote a minimum of 40 hours per week to scheduled course activities and independent study. Scheduled activities, some of which have minimum compulsory attendance requirements, comprise 20-22 hours per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU Medical School to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Prescribed TextsPlease refer to http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/students/
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 3
- Unit value:
- 24 units
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- Domestic fee paying students
- International fee paying students
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|9240||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person|