Child and Adolescent Health

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

Child and Adolescent Health

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


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study.
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


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of Study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAED5005
Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study in any of PAED5000, PAED5001, PAED5002, PAED5003, PAED5004, PAED5006, PAED5007, PAED5008, PMED5100, PMED5101, PMED5102, PMED5103
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 (2019)
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    C Student should seek permission for enrolment from the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit. The student should have their own project and local supervisor.

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   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6      Semester 2
PMED5103
Paediatric Gastroenterology
6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5001
Paediatric Immunisation

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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
PAED5008
Common Childhood Presentations
6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5006
Paediatric Endocrinology
6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 2
Group B - units of study are offered in even years (2018)
PAED5000
Neonatal Medicine

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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 2019

6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PAED5003
Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years.
Semester 1
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    C Student should seek permission for enrolment from the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit. The student should have their own project and local supervisor.

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 Allergy
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
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N BMRI5003 BMRI5050
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505
Semester 1
DERM5001
Essential Dermatology
6      Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
GMED5002
Genomics, Omics and Medical Applications
6      Semester 2
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A This unit of study is best suited to students who have a solid understanding of research methodology and clinical trials. It is not limited to but is ideally suited to people with a clinical background.
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 of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the course coordinator must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2