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Basic Respiratory Medicine - INTM5004

Year - 2020

The Basic Respiratory medicine syllabus covers the requirements of trainee physician practice. The content is focussed on diagnosis and investigation of common respiratory conditions and the essentials of management of these conditions. The module learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important respiratory conditions.

online lectures, discussion boards and podcasts

on-line exam (50%), 1 x 1000 words case study (25%), online quizzes (10%), participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%), participation in online discussion forums (5%)

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed, Mcgraw-Hill 2015; Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th ed Oxford Medicine Online 2016; West's Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials 10th edition, Wolters Kluwer; Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials 8th edition, Wolters Kluwer; John West Respiratory Physiology Lectures

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


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Internal Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Joe Duncan
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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