• Offered by ANU Medical School
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Medicine
  • Areas of interest Medicine
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Karin Messerle
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2020
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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.  Students continue their learning of the themes and frameworks of the ANU medical program in the context of the physiological systems and the associated population and social determinants of health and medical ethics and the law.

Course Structure

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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.

Summative Assessment

Examination (held over 2 days and contributing 100% to the final grade)

Clinical Skill Progress Reviews / Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) (Hurdle requirement)

  

Coursework requirements (Hurdle requirement)

    85% attendance as specified in the MEDI8012 Course Outline

    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:
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, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8828 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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