The University of Sydney School of Medicine is the largest provider of postgraduate vocational coursework for clinicians in Australasia. We offer a wide range of high quality professional development courses to help you stay up to date and develop and broaden your skills and knowledge. Professional colleges accredit some of our courses for training and CME purposes.
Our teachers are experts in their field and the coursework is provided online using the latest user-friendly systems including access via mobile devices. Some courses have a face-to-face workshop and these are held in state of the art facilities on campus or in one of our teaching hospitals.
The length and complexity of the courses vary from one-day seminars or workshops to a full unit of study that runs over a semester of 13 weeks duration (see Study Dates).
There are two ways to complete a single unit of study without having to enrol in a full degree program:
This unit covers the most commonly used diagnostic techniques (other than EEG) and will particularly focus on nerve conduction studies and sensory evoked potential recordings.
You may also be interested in attending our symposium.
IONM2019 INTRAOPERATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
The University of Sydney's IONM 2019 Symposium features local and global leaders, providing an ideal opportunity for attendees to learn cutting edge techniques and network with experts in the field.
Dates: 1 - 2 June, 2019
Jay Shils, PhD ISIN & ASNM Past President Chicago, USA
Richard Vogel, PhD 2019 ASNM President Philadelphia, USA
Suitable for: Anaesthetists, surgeons, neurophysiology scientists, neurologists
When: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Where: University of Sydney
This unit covers advanced aspects of diagnostic electroencephalography.
This unit will examine the techniques available to monitor the function and wellbeing of the brain and nervous system during anaesthesia and surgery.
This unit will examine the methods used for monitoring the function and safety of cranial and peripheral motor nerves, the techniques used for risk reduction during spinal instrumentation and the use of motor evoked potential monitoring in both spinal and non-spinal surgery.
Delivery: Online and face-to-face
This unit focuses on intraoperative monitoring of the somatosensory and auditory systems for both neurological and non-neurological surgery.
Delivery: Online and face to face
Each year, researchers in critical infection hold a two day event that explores the latest updates in critical infection from a broad range of speakers. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
Delivery: Two-day conference
This unit will address the syllabus requirements of the Primary or First Part examinations of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australian College of Emergency Medicine.
This unit will address the Primary or First Part syllabus requirements of the Australian College of Anaesthetists, the College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australian College of Emergency Medicine.
This unit of study aims to help clinicians develop decision making and high level communication skills in order to effectively care for patients, engage carers and relatives and perform optimally as a team member or leader.
This unit helps students gain an understanding of the theory that underpins operation environment of retrieval medicine including safety systems, clinical governance and human factors.
Delivery: Online and face-to-face
This unit follows on from CRIT5006 and aims to equip and train prospective candidates in this exciting field of retrieval medicine.
This unit of study will introduce students to ultrasound physics and knobology on ultrasound machines.
Our short courses in ethics and bioethics are offered through the Sydney School of Public Health. Learn more about short courses in public health.
This course will provide participants with a broad perspective of issues in bioethics applied to mental health and mental illness.
This course provides students with an overview of the ethical and political issues that underlie public health and public health research.
This course introduces students to research ethics in its wider context. It explores the underpinnings of research endeavor in both humans and non-human animals.
Hone the skills required for the Multiple Mini Interview workshop.
Delivery: Half day workshop at Concord Clinical School
This unit of study provides a practical introduction to the theory and practice of teaching and learning in the health environment.
Essential Dermatology will cover most of the common skin diseases, providing a comprehensive review of: clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, impact on quality of life and management.
Delivery: Online lectures/tutorials and one compulsory one day workshop
Approved as a subject to fulfil the Genetics University Course Requirement by the RACP Clinical Genetics Advanced Training Committee, this unit of study provides contemporary knowledge of genetic disease, genomic diagnosis, testing, prognosis management and impact across a range of chromosomal, single gene and heterogeneous genetic conditions.
This unit of study aims to provide students with a practical and clinically relevant overview of the uses of imaging in medicine
All units of study below can be taken online and cover the requirements of trainee physician practice:
This unit of study provides students with an advanced level of understanding of the effective management of diabetes mellitus.
This unit will develop an enhanced understanding of how to effectively manage both cardiovascular risk to optimise health, and the cardiovascular complications that may occur in metabolic disease.
Brought to you by the Brain and Mind Centre, this five day intensive course will arm you with a strong knowledge of leadership and policy in mental health, with experienced facilitator Professor John Mendoza.
Delivery: Face to face workshops (lecture style)
Join this self-paced interactive online course at the Centre for Continuing Education and learn how to provide mothers and fathers with mental health services during their perinatal period.
This unit will help students to develop skills in the recognition and management of mental health conditions that frequently present in primary health and hospital settings.
Delivery: Online with one face-to-face workshop
This two week workshop is a comprehensive overview of all major aspects of pain management, integrating basic science with its clinical application.
This webinar training program gives you an opportunity to learn how to help your patients better manage chronic or persisting pain problems.
A one day masterclass for health professionals to enhance and develop skills in psychologically informed practice when treating musculoskeletal pain. Hear from leading experts of early intervention for injury related pain.
This webinar series helps clinicians develop skills in detecting and responding to individual patients’ expectations and needs, and to overcome foreseeable barriers to effective patient-clinician communication.
This course assumes no prior knowledge of histotechniques and introduces the participant to the basic concepts of histology. It is suitable for beginners and those who would like to refresh their knowledge and practical skills.
Delivery: Lectures and practicals sessions over two days
This course assumes no prior knowledge of immunohistochemistry and introduces the participants to the basics. It is suitable for beginners and those who would like to refresh their knowledge and practical skills in immunohistochemistry.
Delivery: Lectures and practicals sessions for two days
This unit of study develops knowledge in current state-of-the-art therapeutic technologies.
Develop the critical thinking needed to transform a new therapeutic drug or device into a commercially viable product.
Delivery: Online and one compulsory face to face workshop on campus (Camperdown)
This one-day workshop is based on extensive linguistic research into the essential elements of successfully published peer reviewed research papers.
Delivery: One-day workshop
This unit introduces linked health data analysis.
This course offers an opportunity for intensive learning and reflection on analyzing and writing with qualitative data. It is designed for people with a bsic understanding of qualitative research.
This intensive short course is jointly presented by the University of Sydney and the University of Washington. It is primarily designed for clinicians working in the fields of sexual health, reproductive health, infectious diseases, primary care, public health or other related specialties.
Delivery: 3-day in-person workshop
This week-long course covers all aspects of sleep medicine and technology, sleep analysis techniques, CPAP workshops and NIV case studies.
This two-day course is an intensive introduction to the analysis of adult sleep studies and is designed for sleep technologists who have very little scoring experience.
This workshop covers the fundamental principles of arthroscopy for shoulder, knee and ankle joints. Topics include meniscal surgery, ACL basics, chondroplasty and diagnostic arthroscopy.
Delivery: One day course (face to face lectures/workshops)
The unit of study aims to introduce all types of imaging relevant to the practice of surgery, to understand the underlying physical and technological principles upon which imaging relies and to know the indications for use and complications of imaging.
This course will help you master laparoscopic cholecystectomy and appendicectomy and is specially designed to supplement the Surgical Skills Network Training Program.
Learn the basic and advanced physiology, pharmacology and some pathophysiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary systems that training surgeons require.
This workshop will introduce you to the instrumentation and application of ultrasound, and provide you with practical experience in performing and interpreting ultrasound scans
Develop a greater understanding of the anatomy, pathophysiology and treatment options for vascular surgical disorders by open or endovascular means
Delivery: Online + one compulsory face to face skills session on campus (Camperdown)
This unit of study covers theory behind advanced oncoplastic breast surgery procedures including a full range of volume replacement flaps, lipofilling and nipple reconstruction techniques.