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Scientific Communication for Surgeons - SURG5003

Year - 2018

The objective of this unit is to provide surgical candidates with the skills and art of delivering powerful professional presentations at scientific meetings. Knowing how much detail to include or exclude requires judgement. Candidates will learn the critical steps to success from abstract preparation, visual presentation, content, structure, coherent design and delivery. Key topics covered include the formation of an effective argument and focus point, style of delivery, avoiding critical errors, as well analyzing, understanding and handling the audience. By the end of the semester candidates will be confident and have the core skills to present their own surgical research effectively in a way that is engaging, persuasive and will maximise impact. This unit of study will also be helpful for candidates undertaking dissertation A and B for the Master of Surgery.

Classes
This unit is delivered online and with weekly lectures and discussions

Assessment
Compulsory participation in 6 online modules (30%), submission of a presentation worth 70%

Textbooks
Notes will be linked to online teaching material.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Surgery
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 and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Surgery
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: Associate Professor Kerry Hitos
HECS Band: 3
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