This unit of study covers the syllabus requirements of the Primary or First Part examinations of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM), Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthetists, with a focus on the syllabus for the ACEM first part exam. Topics covered include basic pathological processes (e.g. immunology, inflammation, neoplasia etc) and systems pathology (e.g. cardiovascular, respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology etc). The unit is presented by academic pathologists and specialist clinicians and will focus on clinical relevance and application of knowledge.
Online learning including lectures and webinar tutorials and/or discussion boards
Online quizzes (10%); clinical cases (10%); generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); short answer questions (30%); online exam (40%)
Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 9th Ed (Kumar, Abbas, Fausto, Aster) Saunders Elsevier 2014.