Critical care practitioners in Australia often volunteer or are involved in crisis responses, educational interventions or providing clinical care for patients in low or middle income countries. This unit of study examines appropriate health care interventions (clinical care, education and research) in these resource limited settings. Experienced critical care practitioners working in Australia, Asia- Pacific and African regions will guide students understanding of the ethical, logistical, clinical, educational and research challenges of working in these environments.
online lectures, podcasts, readings and case discussions.
2000 word essay (30%); graded discussions (4x 500 words) (40%); online graded short answer scenario based questions (30%)
This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.