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Internal and General Medicine 2B - DENT5211

Candidates rotate through various medical speciality clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology and Radiology/Nuclear Medicine. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Attendance at the FRACP trainee physician's lecture series held weekly in two blocks of six months over two years covers the spectrum of topics relevant to internal medicine. The lecture series covers the spectrum of internal medicine including the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and epidemiology of disease. The series covers the main areas of immunology, molecular biology and genetics, endocrinology, neurology, renal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, rheumatology, pharmacology, haematology, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, cardiology, oncology, social and community medicine. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital. Attendance at the Basic Science in Oncology Course run by the Cancer Institute of NSW runs monthly over two semesters.

Classes
medical rotations x3hrs, medical grand rounds x 1 hr, basic physicians training course x 3 hrs (per week) basic sciences in oncology course x 6 hrs (per month)

Assessment
continuous clinical assessment (50%); viva voce (50%)

Pre-requisites

(DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5207 and DENT5208) or DENT6128

Co-requisites

DENT6012 and DENT5209 and DENT5210

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
Study Mode: Clinical experience
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
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
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michael Veness, Dr Gary Morgan, Dr Carsten Palme, Dr John Sullivan, A/Prof Ken Bradstock, Associate Professor Mark Schifter
HECS Band: 3
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