Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (SURG5016)

UNIT OF STUDY

The objective of this unit of study is for participants to develop a greater understanding of the anatomy, pathophysiology and treatment options for peripheral vascular disorders by open or endovascular means. This unit of study will introduce students to key areas of vascular anatomy and pathology at an advanced level. Where appropriate, vascular imaging will be incorporated. Course participants will also be exposed to other relevant disciplines, including cardiology, radiology and endocrinology. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a critical knowledge of the academic basis for contemporary vascular surgery.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

9 x 2hr evening seminars. Participants will be provided with instruction for home study in preparation for each session.

Assessment

learning summary (70%) Each week participants will be required to submit a 1 to 2 page written summary of the key issues from the previous week; 1xwritten assignment (30%) Participants will complete a written assignment on a topic of relevance to their own surgical specialty by the completion of the course.

Textbooks

Rutherford RB (ed) Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition 2005.
Notes supplied to course participants.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.