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Internal Medicine Advanced Management - INTM5001

Year - 2020

This capstone unit of study will assist students in developing high level diagnostic and management skills relevant to patients with multiple co-morbidities. The majority of the unit will take place in a 6 day residential intensive learning setting. Students will develop a research proposal and write a case report as preparation for this. During the residential block senior clinicians will provide insights into clinical decision making, appropriate use of investigative modalities and patient centred management. Students will present their research propoals and cases in small group discussions with colleagues, facilitated by senior clinicians.

6 day face to face block comprising small group tutorials, masterclasses and case discussions. Compulsory with a minimum attendance of 4.5 days.

complex case report (20%), research proposal (30%), group work (50%)

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed, McGraw-Hill 2015; Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th Ed Oxford Medicine Online 2016; Talley, N., & Talley. (2018). Talley & O'Connor's Clinical Examination; Teaching on the Run: Fiona Lake and Gerard Ryan.

Assumed knowledge
This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.


CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units from any of (INTM5002, INTM5003, INTM5004, INTM5005, INTM5006, INTM5007, INTM5009, INTM5010, INTM5011, INTM5012, INTM5014, INTM5102, INTM5104, INTM5105, INTM5106, INTM5110, BMRI5019, CLNP5002, CLNP5004, IMAG5042,MBHT5001, MBHT5002, MBHT5004, PAED5002, PMED5100).


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Internal Medicine
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
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: Associate Professor Leo Davies
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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