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Unit of study_

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - SURG5016

Year - 2018

The objective of this unit of study is for participants to develop a greater understanding of the anatomy, pathophysiology and treatment options for vascular surgical disorders by open or endovascular means. This unit of study will introduce students to key areas of vascular anatomy, pathology and imaging at an advanced level. By the end of the unit, students will have developed a critical knowledge of the academic basis for contemporary vascular surgery.

Classes
online modules and compulsory 1 day face to face skills session (Limit 12 students)

Assessment
Quizzes(10%), generation and peer review of assessment items (10%), 6 x 300 word assignments and participation in discussion forums (30%), 1800 word written assignment (30%), skills session attendance and assessment (20%)

Textbooks
McMinn RMH. Last's Anatomy: Regional and Applied. 12th edition. Churchill Livingstone, 2011; Wind GG and Valentine JR. Anatomical Exposures in Vascular Surgery, 3rd edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013; Fitridge R and Thompson M. Mechanisms Of Vascular Disease: A Reference Book for Vascular Specialists. University of Adelaide Press, 2011; Hallett JW. Comprehensive Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Mosby. 2nd Edition 2009; Pellerito J and Polak JF. Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography. 6th edition. 2012; Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease (TASC II). Norgren L; Hiatt WR; Dormandy JA; Nehler MR; Harris KA; Fowkes FG; TASC II Working Group. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 45 Suppl S:S5-67, 2007 Jan; Management of Chronic Venous Disease: Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS). Wittens C et.al. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 49(6):678-737, 2015 Jun; Rutherford RB (Ed) Vascular Surgery, 8th Edition 2014.

Additional information
Limit 12 students per semester

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Surgery
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
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? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Anthony Freeman
HECS Band: 3
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