• Offered by ANU Medical School
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Medicine
  • Areas of interest Medicine
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Jan Provis
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course MEDI1002
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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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.

Course Structure

Block 2: Cardiorespiratory and Renal
Block 3: Endocrinology and Reproductive Health

Learning Outcomes

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.
Block 3: Endocrinology and Reproductive Health

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.

Indicative Assessment

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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Workload

Students 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.

Prescribed Texts

Please refer to http://medicalschool.anu.edu.au/students/

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
24 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
24.00 0.50000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8554 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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