This unit of study covers the syllabus requirements of the Primary or First Part examinations of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine, the College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, with a focus on the syllabus of the Emergency Medicine first part exam. Topics include basic pathological processes (e.g. immunology, inflammation, neoplasia etc) and systems pathology (e.g. cardiovascular, respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology etc). The unit is presented by academic pathologists and specialist clinicians and focusses on clinical relevance and application of knowledge.
Online learning including lectures and webinar tutorials and/or discussion boards
Online quizzes (10%); clinical cases (10%); participation in generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); short answer questions (30%); online exam (40%)
Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 10th Ed (Kumar, Abbas, Fausto, Aster) Saunders Elsevier .
This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.