Internal and General Medicine 1A (DENT5202)

UNIT OF STUDY

Candidates rotate through various medical speciality clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology and Radiology/Nuclear Medicine. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Attendance at the FRACP trainee physician's lecture series held weekly in two blocks of six months over two years covers the spectrum of topics relevant to internal medicine. The lecture series covers the spectrum of internal medicine including the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and epidemiology of disease. The series covers the main areas of immunology, molecular biology and genetics, endocrinology, neurology, renal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, rheumatology, pharmacology, haematology, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, cardiology, oncology, social and community medicine. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital.

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Classes

medical rotations x3hrs, medical grand rounds x 1 hr, basic physicians training course x 3 hrs (per week)

Assessment

continuous clinical assessment (50%); viva voce (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Corequisites

DENT6000 and DENT5200 and DENT5201

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