General Practice and Primary Health Care

Errata
Item Errata Date
1

The following unit is no longer available to students undertaking the Master of Science in Medicine:

DERM5001 Essential Dermatology

18/12/2019

 
Note that the selection of units in Medicine differs from those in Science in Medicine.
 

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

General Practice and Primary Health Care

Master of Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

Compulsory units - Graduate Diploma

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

Compulsory units - Master of Medicine, Master of Medicine (Advanced)

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
GPPC5002
Complexity in Primary Health Care
6   

This unit is designed to follow-on from or be completed in conjunction with Primary Health Care Fundamentals
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

GPPC5001
Primary Health Care Fundamentals
6   

This unit is designed to preceed or to be completed in conjunction with Complexity in Primary Health Care.
Semester 1
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)
Semester 1
DERM5001
Essential Dermatology
6      Semester 1
IMAG5042
Essential Imaging for Clinicians
6    N SURG5011
Semester 1
INTM5014
Cardiology
6    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting. It assumes theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiology at least at the level of a registered medical practitioner.
Semester 1
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Management
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients and includes a significant Pharmacology component.
Semester 2
PAED5008
Common Childhood Presentations
6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
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

General elective units

BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
INTM5003
Basic Rheumatology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5004
Basic Respiratory Medicine
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 1
INTM5005
Basic Gastroenterology
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
INTM5007
Basic Renal Medicine
3    A This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.
Semester 2
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
6    A It is recommended that students first complete MBHT5001 (Diabetes Management) unless they have a reasonable working knowledge of how to approach assessment and management of diabetes mellitus in a variety of clinical settings.


Departmental permission required unless MBHT5001 satisfactorily completed.
Semester 2
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine
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
PAED5007
Paediatric Emergencies
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 1
PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PMED5101
Paediatric Allergy

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2

Project units

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2

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

General Practice and Primary Health Care

Master of Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Science in Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

Compulsory units - Graduate Diploma

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

Compulsory units - Master of Science in Medicine, Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced)

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
GPPC5002
Complexity in Primary Health Care
6   

This unit is designed to follow-on from or be completed in conjunction with Primary Health Care Fundamentals
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

GPPC5001
Primary Health Care Fundamentals
6   

This unit is designed to preceed or to be completed in conjunction with Complexity in Primary Health Care.
Semester 1
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)
Semester 1
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-diabetes: Prevention and Care
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients. Most of the subject matter and assessments are based on clinical management processes.
Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
NURS5096
Expanding Primary Health Care Practice
6      Semester 1
SEXH5405
Contraception and Preconception Care
6      Semester 2

General elective units

BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5401
Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SEXH5402
Counselling for Health Professionals
6   

Departmental permission required for enrolment
Semester 1
SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality
6      Semester 2

Project units - Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced)

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2