Metabolic Health

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The following courses are not on offer in 2019:

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health)

19/12/2018
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Metabolic 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'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
MBHT5005
Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study from any of MBHT5001, MBHT5002, MBHT5003, MBHT5004, NURS5012, PMED5102
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.
MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6      Semester 1
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
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
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
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6      Semester 2

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.
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
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
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
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314
Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
LNGS7504
Medical Discourse
6      Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307


NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
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
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
6    P PUBH5033
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

Master of Medicine students only

PAED5006
Paediatric Endocrinology
6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
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