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Physiology and Pharmacology for Surgeons - SURG5032

Year - 2018

This unit of study focusses on the basic and advanced physiology, pharmacology and some pathophysiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary systems that training surgeons require. The systems and concepts studied confer a deep understanding of those at play during surgery.The unit will provide students with a solid basis to prepare for the GSSE exam of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons.

Online lectures will provide an overview and detailed study of topics to supplement Ganong and other resources. Webinars with topic experts will provide opportunity for interaction

Online module quizzes 30%, generation and peer review of assessment items 20%, final online examination 50%

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 25th Edition. McGraw-Hill Education/ Medical and West's Respiratory Physiology, 10th Edition. Wolters Kluwer.


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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Miguel Iglesias
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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