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Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Acute Care - HAEM5001

Year - 2020

Thrombosis and haemostasis affect all areas of clinical practice. This unit of study will familiarise students with normal and pathological haemostasis, interpretation of coagulation laboratory tests, and practical management of bleeding and clotting disorders in the perioperative and critical care setting. Case-based discussions will explore strategies for diagnosis, investigation and management in theatres, ICU and the emergency department to assist in making optimal clinical decisions.

online lectures and case discussions, video tutorials, podcasts of experts discussing controversies

online quizzes (10%); generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); case-based discussion boards (10%); short answer questions (30%); final exam (40%)

Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis; Kitchens, Kessler and Konkle 2013 (Pub:Elsevier)

Assumed knowledge
Basic knowledge of haemostasis is an advantage.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Anaesthesia PGCW
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jennifer Curnow
HECS Band: 3
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