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Internal and General Medicine 1B - DENT5205

Year - 2018

Candidates rotate through various medical speciality clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology and Radiology/Nuclear Medicine. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Attendance at the FRACP trainee physician's lecture series held weekly in two blocks of six months over two years covers the spectrum of topics relevant to internal medicine. The lecture series covers the spectrum of internal medicine including the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and epidemiology of disease. The series covers the main areas of immunology, molecular biology and genetics, endocrinology, neurology, renal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, rheumatology, pharmacology, haematology, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, cardiology, oncology, social and community medicine. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital.

Classes
medical rotations x3hrs, medical grand rounds x 1 hr, basic physicians training course x 3 hrs (per week)

Assessment
continuous clinical assessment (50%); viva voce (50%)

Pre-requisites

(DENT6000 and DENT5200 and DENT5201 and DENT5202) or DENT6126

Co-requisites

DENT6010 and DENT5203 and DENT5204

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
Study Mode: Clinical experience
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
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michael Veness, Dr Gary Morgan, Dr Carsten Palme, Dr John Sullivan, A/Prof Ken Bradstock, Associate Professor Mark Schifter
HECS Band: 3
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