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Surgical Metabolism - SURG5012

Year - 2018

The aims of the unit are for the student to acquire knowledge of nutrition in surgery and to understand adaptive response of the body to stress, trauma and sepsis. By the end of the unit the student will become competent in providing enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy to metabolically compromised patients. Content includes Nutrition assessment, Surgical Complications in Malnourished, Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Complications in Obese, Obesity and Surgery, Short Bowel Syndrome and Enterocutaneous fistula.

Classes
Online (limit 35 students)

Assessment
Compulsory participation in 6 online modules x 5% (30%) Complete a 2000-5000 word assignment (70%)

Textbooks
Reading materials will be posted online prior to the sessions

Details

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 Vincent Lam
HECS Band: 3
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