Clinical Surgery

Unit of Study Descriptions for 2014

CEPI5200 Quality and Safety in Health Care

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Merrilyn Walton Session: Semester 1 Classes: offered online Assumed knowledge: clinical experience strongly recommended Assessment: online participation (40%) and 1x4500word assignment (60%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: On-line
The unit has six major content areas delivered as four modules; Module 1 Understanding Q&S in Healthcare; Module 2 Professional and ethical practice; Module 3 Clinical governance; Module 4 Improving Healthcare. At the end of the unit students will: understand the background to quality and safety in health care, from Australian and international perspectives; understand the nature of health care error including the methods of error detection and monitoring, and quality indicators; understand the role of good communication and other professional responsibilities in quality and safety in healthcare; have developed an understanding of clinical governance, accountability and systems management; have considered methods for improving healthcare such as getting research into practice, clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice improvement. This unit consists of online discussions and activities based around key provided readings and other resources.
Textbooks
Online readings and other learning resources will be provided.
EDPE6011 Learning and Individual Differences

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Ginns Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x3000wd seminar essay (40%) and 1x3000wd seminar essay (40%) and 1x45 minute seminar presentation (20%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This unit examiners major areas of individual differences among learners and ways in which educational provision may be adapted to accommodate these differences in helping each student to achieve major learning outcomes. Consideration will be given to areas of cognitive and personality differences, learning styles, and gender differences. Particular attention will be given to implications of research which (a) explores aptitude-treatment interactions, (b) elucidates the mediating processes involved in adaptive provisions and (c) evaluates outcomes of major forms of provision for individual differences.
EDPE6016 Adult Learning and Development

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Ginns Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x3000wd learning-contract based essay and reflection exercise (40%) and 1x3000wd seminar essay (40%) and 1x45 minute seminar presentation (20%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This unit examines selected issues relating to adult development and adult learning. Concepts of growth and decline are explored, particularly in relation to cognitive development, transitions in the workplace, within families, and in other social contexts. Considerations of adult learning focus on adult conceptions of learning, higher education, and the development of expertise. It considers contexts for adult learning, and concepts of self-directed and self-regulated learning.
EDPR5001 University Teaching and Learning

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Keith Trigwell Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x3hr meeting fortnightly - Fridays 1-4. p.m. Assessment: 2x2000wd projects (2x50%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This unit is one of two first semester units offered as part of a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) by the Faculty of Education & Social Work and taught by the Institute for Teaching and Learning. (The other first semester unit is EDPR5002 Reflection and Practice in University Teaching and Learning). The Graduate Certificate is specifically designed for university teachers seeking to develop a scholarly basis for their teaching practice. Course participants must be concurrently engaged in some form of university teaching. It aims to provide a broad introduction to teaching and learning in higher education. The unit is based upon a negotiated curriculum which seeks to develop participants' understanding of university teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation processes in the context of their own teaching. It will include an introduction to higher education teaching and learning principles and philosophy and to the components of a university curriculum.
EDPR6001 Research Higher Degree Supervision

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Cynthia Nelson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: online Assessment: independent online study and 1x4000wd independent project (100%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: On-line
This unit aims to provide professional and scholarly academic development and training in research higher degree supervision through a flexible learning mode. You will gain most from it if you are actively engaged in the supervision of research students or contemplate being so in the near future. The unit is also designed to support you in developing a coherent and scholarly account of your practice as a supervisor. It introduces you to the scholarly literature on postgraduate pedagogy and supervision development in order for you to take a pro-active approach to the challenges and changes in the relationship. The unit also helps to develop your skills as a research higher degree supervisor and provides you with opportunities to practise those skills. By the end of the unit, you will have understood the necessity in taking a critically reflective approach to your supervision practice.
EDPR6012 Developing Integ eLearning Env Higher Ed

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Robert Ellis Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial 10am-12noon Friday, weeks 1-5 and weeks 12-14, flexible delivery weeks 6-11 Assessment: 1x1500wd project report (35%); 1x2500wd reflection report; flexibly-supported learning activities (65%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This unit of study investigates theoretical and practical issues related to integrated learning environments involving eLearning for higher education. Participants will have the chance to consider their own teaching approaches in relation to relational, constructivist, socially-based and problem-solving approaches to learning, especially as they relate to technology-supported learning activities. Drawing on recently published and established research into student-centred experiences of learning, participants will design, develop and evaluate integrated learning activities that are relevant to their own teaching and learning contexts. On completion of the unit, participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned to new learning contexts for the benefit of their students and learning outcomes.
Textbooks
Ellis, R.A. & Goodyear, P. (2010). Students' experiences of e-learning in higher education. London:Routledge. Laurillard, D. (2002). Rethinking university teaching: A framework for the effective use of educational technology (2nd ed.). London:Routledge
EDPZ5010 Individual Profession Learning Portfolio

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Minkang Kim Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: independent work; 3 x 2 hr meetings across the semester Assessment: 6000 wd professional learning portfolio (100%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit provides you with the opportunity to develop a portfolio, where you can document and critically examine how you supported the learning of other participants in your formal or informal setting. Students are expected to implement an initiative to improve participants' learning in a formal or informal setting. Students are expected to have successfully completed other units of study before enrolling in this unit. University staff may undertake this unit by completing the development program for Research Higher Degree Supervision. No concurrent enrolment with EDPZ6010 unless special permission has been granted by the Faculty. Permission from unit of study coordinator must be sought prior to enrolling.
EDPZ6010 Prof Learning Leadership Portfolio

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Minkang Kim Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: independent work; 3 x 2 hr meetings across the semester Assessment: 6000 wd professional leadership portfolio (100%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is designed to enable educators, with the support of a mentor, to document and engage in critical reflection on professional workplace learning, differing from its companion unit EDPZ5010, due to the focus on leadership and your professional role in working with colleagues' professional development. This unit provides you with the opportunity to develop a professional portfolio where you can document and critically examine how you have led others to improve the work in your formal or informal setting. Students are expected to have successfully completed other units of study before enrolling in this unit. University staff may complete this unit by undertaking the development program Research Higher Degree Supervision. No concurrent enrolment with EDPZ5010 unless special permission has been granted by the Faculty. Permission from the unit of study coordinator must be sought prior to enrolling.
HPOL5001 Economics and Finance for Health Policy

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof James Gillespie,, A/Prof Stephen Jan Session: Semester 1 Classes: Distance Education with compulsory Intensive workshops on Campus. 2 x two day workshops plus online discussion Assessment: Health Economics Exercise (50%), Health finance assignment (50%) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Distance Education/Intensive on Campus
This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the financial and economic aspects of health policy. It introduces the main concepts and analytical methods of health economics, political economy and finance. Learning objectives:
- understand the main models and debates regarding health funding in developed OECD countries and the implications for equity, delivery and governance of health services.
- apply this knowledge to current Australian and global health systems and debates over reform.
- understand the role of economic analysis in evaluating health policy change
- be familiar with theoretical frameworks underlying health economics and analysis.
Content:
This unit introduces the main concepts and analytical methods of health economics, political economy and finance to examine the workings of health systems in Australia and comparable countries. It looks at the main models of health system funding and their implications for the structure, planning and delivery of services. The first module focuses on the basic concepts and methodologies of health economics and political economy and their contribution to policy analysis. The second module places funding structures in a broader political and policy context. Topics include the debates over the public-private mix and governance and accountability - who makes decisions about funding priorities? To whom should decision makers be held accountable and for what aspects of their work? How does health finance shape broader policy reform?
Textbooks
Buse K, Mays N, Walt G (2012). Making health policy. Second edition. Open University Press: London. Other required and recommended reading materials available from eLearning site.
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Tim Driscoll Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x 1hr lecture and 1x 2hr tutorial per week for 13 weeks - lectures and tutorials may be completed online Prohibitions: BSTA5011 Assessment: 1x 4page assignment (30%) and 1x 2.5hr supervised open-book exam (70%). For distance students, it may be possible to complete the exam externally with the approval of the course coordinator. Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Evening or Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day or On
This unit provides students with core skills in epidemiology, particularly the ability to critically appraise public health and clinical epidemiological research literature. This unit covers: study types; measures of frequency and association; measurement bias; confounding/effect modification; randomized trials; systematic reviews; screening and test evaluation; infectious disease outbreaks; measuring public health impact and use and interpretation of population health data. It is expected that students spend an additional 2-3 hours preparing for their tutorials.
Textbooks
Webb, PW. Bain, CJ. and Pirozzo, SL. Essential Epidemiology: An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals Second Edition: Cambridge University Press 2011.
PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kevin McGeechan and Professor Petra Macaskill Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2 x 2hr lecture, 10 x 1hr lectures, 11 x 2hr tutorials, 2 x 1hr and 8 x 0.5hr statistical computing self directed learning tasks over 12 weeks - lectures and tutorials may be completed online Assessment: 1x4 page assignment (30%) and 1x2.5hr open-book exam (70%). For distance students it may be possible to complete the exam externally with the approval of the course coordinator. Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Evening or Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day or On
This unit aims to provide students with an introduction to statistical concepts, their use and relevance in public health. This unit covers descriptive analyses to summarise and display data; concepts underlying statistical inference; basic statistical methods for the analysis of continuous and binary data; and statistical aspects of study design. Specific topics include: sampling; probability distributions; sampling distribution of the mean; confidence interval and significance tests for one-sample, two paired samples and two independent samples for continuous data and also binary data; correlation and simple linear regression; distribution-free methods for two paired samples, two independent samples and correlation; power and sample size estimation for simple studies; statistical aspects of study design and analysis. Students will be required to perform analyses using a calculator and will also be required to conduct analyses using statistical software (SPSS). It is expected that students spend an additional 2 hours per week preparing for their tutorials. Computing tasks are self-directed.
Textbooks
Course notes are provided.
SURG6001 Surgical Research 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6 hour/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to construct a question which, when answered, makes an original contribution to the literature. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
SURG6002 Surgical Research 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6 hours/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to appraise the literature critically, and design a research project which will make an original contribution to the literature. Skills in data collection, statistical analysis of data and critical thinking will be assessed. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
SURG6003 Surgical Research 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6hr/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to appraise the literature critically, and design a research project which will make an original contribution to the literature. Skills in data collection, statistical analysis of data and critical thinking will be assessed. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
SURG6004 Surgical Research 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6hr/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to appraise the literature critically, and design a research project which will make an original contribution to the literature. Skills in data collection, statistical analysis of data and critical thinking will be assessed. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
SURG6005 Surgical Research 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6hr/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to appraise the literature critically, and design a research project which will make an original contribution to the literature. Skills in data collection, statistical analysis of data and critical thinking will be assessed. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
SURG6006 Surgical Research 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6hr/week independent supervised research Assessment: The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6 Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day
This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student will demonstrate skills of writing and communication research including developing an ability to translate research to a lay audience. This unit will culminate in the submission of a research dissertation.
SURG6011 Clinical Surgery 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course provides students with the basic psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6012 Clinical Surgery 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6013 Clinical Surgery 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6014 Clinical Surgery 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6015 Clinical Surgery 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6016 Clinical Surgery 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6017 Clinical Surgery 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6018 Clinical Surgery 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6019 Clinical Surgery 9

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6020 Clinical Surgery 10

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6021 Clinical Surgery 11

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), 1xin-depth case analysis (30%), assessment of diagnostic and clinical management (20%), participation in weekly clinical tutorials (20%) (See handbook for details of all assessment tasks) Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course builds on the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently.
SURG6022 Clinical Surgery Capstone

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Mohamed Khadra Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 4 x 4.5 hour weekly clinical and or operating sessions and a 2 hour tutorial per week Assessment: satisfactory competent participation in the care of a number of patients (30%), viva voce (70%) - see handbook for details of all assessment tasks Campus: Camperdown/Darlington Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience
This course rounds off the psychomotor, cognitive, literature review and communication skills that are necessary to develop in a career in surgery which are gained in previous clinical surgery courses. The course also provides opportunities for students to develop an ability to critically review the medical and scientific literature with a view to develop supportable, safe and competent clinical management for patients with surgical disease. Students will also have an opportunity to review the wider implications of surgery within the national and global health imperatives and to be able to communicate and defend their views competently. Satisfactory performance in the Clinical Surgery Capstone is mandatory to be awarded the Doctor of Clinical Surgery.