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Physiology for Critical Care - CRIT5004

Year - 2018

This unit will address the Primary or First Part syllabus requirements of the Australian College of Anaesthetists, the College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australian College of Emergency Medicine. It will include normal physiology, physiology at the extremes of age (ie neonates, paediatrics and the elderly), obesity, pregnancy (including foetal), common disease states in the critically ill and the effects of commonly used drugs on the relevant physiological systems.The unit will have a clinical focus.

Online learning including lectures and webinar tutorials and/or discussion boards

Online quizzes (10%); generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); short answer questions (40%); 1 x online exam (40%)

Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist/ I Power, P Kam- 3rd ed, CRC Press, 2015; Textbook of Medical Physiology / A C Guyton, J E Hall - 13th ed, Philadelphia, PA: W B Saunders, 2015; Supplementary: Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology / K E Barrett, S M Barman, S Boitano, H Brooks- 25th ed- Lange/McGraw-Hill, 2015; Nunn's Applied Respiratory Physiology / A B Lumb- 8th Elsevier, 2016


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Critical Care
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Louise Cole
HECS Band: 3
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