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

Critical Care Medicine

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's students

Master's 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
CRIT5008
Evidence and Ethics in Critical Care
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study from any of CRIT5001, CRIT5002, CRIT5003, CRIT5004, CRIT5005, CRIT5006, CRIT5007, CRIT5009, CRIT5010, CRIT5011, CRIT5012, CRIT5014, PAIN5021, CLNP5005, INTM5014, PAED5007
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's students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific 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
CRIT5001
Anatomy for Critical Care
6      Semester 1
CRIT5002
Pathology for Critical Care
6      Semester 1
CRIT5003
Pharmacology for Critical Care
6   

Students considering enrolling in PAIN5003 Pain Treatment and Management please note there is some content in common with this unit.
Semester 2
CRIT5004
Physiology for Critical Care
6   

Supplementary material and references are supplied with each module. Additional modules not directly covered during semester are available online. Supplementary material is not assessed.
Semester 2
CRIT5005
Clinical Reasoning and Communication
6   

Enrolments in this unit are limited and places will be allocated until the quota is reached.
Semester 2
CRIT5006
Retrieval Med - Operational Environment
6      Semester 1
CRIT5007
Clinical Retrieval Medicine
6    P CRIT5006
Semester 2
CRIT5009
Teaching with Simulation
6    A Clinical experience in a critical care discipline including emergency medicine, intensive care, anaesthesia, surgery or retrieval medicine.


Please note: this unit of study is only available to medical graduates. Enrolments in this unit are limited and places will be allocated until the quota is reached.
Semester 1
CRIT5010
Point of Care Ultrasound
6   

Students must have access to an ultrasound machine as well as live patients to complete scans. Students will also need written approval by their workplace supervisor prior to commencement of this unit. Enrolments in this unit are limited and places will be allocated until the quota is reached.
Semester 1
CRIT5012
Mechanical Ventilation
6    A This unit is only suitable for medical graduates.


Students who have not completed CRIT5004 Physiology for Critical Care may need to undertake some revision. Revision resources will be provided.
Semester 1
CRIT5014
Resource Limited Critical Care
6      Semester 1
CRIT5015
Extracorporeal Life Support
6      Semester 2
CLNP5005
Neuromonitoring in Anaesthesia
6    C CLNP5001


Critical Care students must request special permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 2
INTM5014
Cardiology
6    A Theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiology at least at the level of a registered medical practitioner


This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1

General elective units

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
Master's students complete 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


Students without the pre-requisites are encouraged to contact the unit coordinator to discuss their motivation and experience.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CLNP5006
Intraoperative Monitoring I
6    C CLNP5001


Critical Care students must request special permission to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
GLOH5124
Humanitarian Crises and Refugee Health
6    N MIPH5124
Intensive October
HAEM5001
Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Acute Care
6      Semester 2
IMAG5042
Essential Imaging for Clinicians
6      Semester 1
INTM5004
Basic Respiratory Medicine
3   

This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5009
Basic Infectious Diseases
3   

This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5409
Medical Management of Interpersonal Violence
6      Semester 1
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N BMRI5003 BMRI5050
Semester 1
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
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 enrol in a minimum of 12 credit points of project units of study in order to submit their final written work.
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
MEDF4004
Medicine Research D
12    C MEDF4003
Semester 1
Semester 2