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.