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Paediatric Emergencies - PAED5007

Year - 2020

This unit of study is relevant to trainees in intensive care, paediatric and emergency medicine, and other clinicians providing frontline care to critically ill children. Medically and surgically based clinical scenarios are presented with a focus on the initial management of critically ill children in the emergency department and consideration of preparation for transport. Principles of ongoing management in the intensive care setting will be addressed.

Online. Students will spend about 10 hours/week (x 13 weeks) engaging in case-based learning, including online discussion of case scenarios, self-directed case reviews and literature appraisal.

1x1500 word written assignment (or its equivalent) (30%); online quizzes (30%); and short answer questions in online discussion forum (40%)

Additional information
This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Children┬┐s Hospital Westmead Clinical School
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 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 Gary Browne, Dr Nicholas Cheng
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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