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Cardiology - INTM5014

Year - 2018

The Cardiology syllabus is designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who are either trainee physicians or have a special interest in the practice of cardiology. The content is focussed on diagnosis and investigation of common cardiologic conditions and the essentials of management of these conditions. The module learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important cardiologic conditions.

Classes
online lectures, webinars, discussion boards and podcasts

Assessment
on-line exam (30%) 1 x 1,000 word case study (15%) 1 x 2,000 word literature review (30%) online quizzes (10%) participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%) and participation in online discussion forums (5%)

Textbooks
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed, Mcgraw-Hill 2015; Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th ed Oxford Medicine Online 2016.

Additional information
This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates working in an Australian clinical setting.

Assumed knowledge
Theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiology at least at the level of a registered medical practitioner

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Internal Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 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
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Internal Medicine
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
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Mark Dennis, Dr Kelly Stanton
HECS Band: 3
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