Critical Care Medicine

Table of units of study: Critical Care Medicine

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Compulsory units

Graduate Diploma students

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2

Master students

Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
CRIT5008
Evidence and Ethics in Critical Care
6    P CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study
N BETH5208 or PAED5005 or MBHT5005
Semester 2

Stream specific units

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Master students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
CRIT5001
Anatomy for Critical Care
6      Semester 1
CRIT5002
Pathology for Critical Care
6      Semester 1
CRIT5003
Pharmacology for Critical Care
6      Semester 2
CRIT5004
Physiology for Critical Care
6      Semester 2
CRIT5005
Clinical Communication and Decision Making
6      Semester 2
CRIT5006
Retrieval Med - Operational Environment
6      Semester 1
CRIT5007
Clinical Retrieval Medicine
6    P CRIT5006
Semester 2
CRIT5009
Teaching Clinical Skills by Simulation
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolments in this unit are limited.
Semester 1
CLNP5001
Basic Sciences in Clinical Neurophysiology
6      Semester 1
CLNP5005
Neuromonitoring in Anaesthesia
6    C CLNP5001
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6      Semester 1

General elective units

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
Master students complete 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6    A clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: theory and practice
6    C (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505
Semester 1
CLNP5002
Diagnostic Electroencephalography
6    C CLNP5001
Semester 1
CLNP5006
Intraoperative Monitoring I
6    C CLNP5001
Semester 1
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
6    A A reasonable working knowledge of how to approach assessment and management of diabetes mellitus in a variety of clinical settings.
P MBHT5001


Departmental permission required unless MBHT5001 satisfactorily completed beforehand.
Semester 2
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6   

This unit is designed for health professionals working and teaching in a clinical environment. The requirements and composition of the portfolio of evidence of learning is negotiated by each student with the unit coordinator and will vary depending on individual learning goals and situation.
Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5409
Medical Management of Interpersonal Violence
6      Semester 1
SURG5011
Imaging Surgical Patients
6      Semester 2

Project units of study

Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study. Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 2

Double degree research units - international candidates only

**Please note that the Double Degree progam is not available in 2017**
International candidates enrolled in the double degree must complete the following four units over the two years of the program. Specific enrolment patterns are shown below. If the candidate is not able to submit the thesis for the Master of Philosophy after two years of enrolment, they must enrol in both MEDF4003 and MEDF4004 for further semesters, with the associated cost of enrolment, until they are able to submit.
MEDF4001
Medicine Research A
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4002
Medicine Research B
12    C MEDF4001
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4003
Medicine Research C
12    C MEDF4002
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF4004
Medicine Research D
12    C MEDF4003
Semester 1
Semester 2