Paediatric Medicine

Table of units of study: Paediatric 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
PAED5005
Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine
6    P CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study
C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study
N BETH5208 or CRIT5008


Staff from the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine will be involved in the ethics components of this Unit of Study
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.
Group A - units of study are offered in odd years
PAED5001
Paediatric Immunisation
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study


This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 2
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
A candidate must have obtained approval from the Course Coordinator to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study


This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study


This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 2
PMED5103
Paediatric Gastroenterology
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study


This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
Group B - units of study are offered in even years
PAED5000
Neonatal Medicine

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PAED5003
General and Developmental Paediatrics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

The unit of study is on offer in even numbered years
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    C Students who commence after 01 January 2016 are required to complete the Blackboard Academic Honesty Education Module. It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
A candidate must have obtained approval from the Course Coordinator to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PMED5101
Paediatric Asthma and Allergy

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2

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 units of study selected from the 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
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
6      Semester 2
BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050
N BMRI5011 or BMRI5010
Semester 1
BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Minds in Connection
6    A BMRI5003 and BMRI5050. Knowledge and skills at the level of completion of Stage 1 Psychiatry training.


Relevant clinical experience and current clinical placement necessary.
Semester 2
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
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
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
PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5414
Public Health: HIV, STIs and Sexual Health
6    N SEXH5008 and SEXH5101 and SEXH5102
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