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Basic Infectious Diseases - INTM5009

The Basic Infectious Diseases syllabus covers the requirements of trainee physician practice. The unit is focussed on diagnosis and investigation of common infections and the essentials of management of these conditions. The learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important infections.

online lectures, webinars, discussion boards and podcasts

online exam (50%); 1 x 1000 word case study (25%); online quizzes (10%); participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); particpation in online discussion forums (5%)

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th edition, Mcgraw-Hill 2015; Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th edition Oxford Medicine Online 2016

Additional information
This unit of study is available only to registered medical graduates with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Internal Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Siddhartha Mahanty
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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