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Cardiology - INTM5014

The Cardiology syllabus is designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who are either trainee physicians or have a special interest in the practice of cardiology. The content is focussed on diagnosis and investigation of common cardiologic conditions and the essentials of management of these conditions. The module learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important cardiologic conditions.

Classes
online lectures and discussion boards

Assessment
on-line exam (30%); 1x 2000 word literature review (30%); online quizzes (10%); participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); case discussions (20%)

Textbooks
Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, Eleventh Edition

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

Assumed knowledge
Theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiology at least at the level of a registered medical practitioner

Details

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: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rachael Cordina, Dr Mark Dennis
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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