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Advanced Rheumatology - INTM5103

Year - 2020

The Advanced Rheumatology syllabus is at a level appropriate for practitioners undertaking specialist training in rheumatology or with an interest in the field. The content is focused on advanced management of common and important rheumatologic diseases but also covers diagnosis and investigation of important but less common rheumatologic conditions. The module learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important rheumatologic conditions.

online lectures, clinical cases, discussion boards and podcasts

online exam (40%), 1x 1500 words case study (25%), 3x 450 words online clinical case (25%), participation in online discussion forums (10%)

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed, McGraw-Hill 2015; Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th ed Oxford Medicine Online 2016; Imboden, J. B. (2013; 2000;). Current diagnosis and treatment in rheumatology (3rd ed.). Blacklick; New York; McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; Hochberg, M. C. (2015). Rheumatology (Sixth ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Mosby/Elsevier; Mikuls, T. R., Cannella, A., Moore, G., O'Dell, J. R., Erickson, A. R., & Thiele, G. M. (2013). Rheumatology. London: Manson Publishing Ltd.

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 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Internal Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 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 Simon Chatfield
HECS Band: 3
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