In this unit of study you will develop a sophisticated working knowledge of the academic basis of contemporary vascular surgical practice. Vascular anatomy, pathophysiology, imaging and treatment options (non-operative, open surgical or endovascular) of vascular surgical disorders will be discussed.
online modules, compulsory 1 day face to face skills session (limit 12 students)
online quizzes (10%), participation in generation and peer review of assessment items (10%), 6 x 300 word assignments and participation in discussion forums (30%), 1800 word written assignment (30%), skills session attendance and assessment (20%)
Rutherford's Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy (Sidawy) 9th ed., Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice (Loftus) 6th ed. 2019, Pellerito J and Polak JF. Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography. 6th edition. 2012., Fitridge R and Thompson M. Mechanisms of Vascular Disease: A Reference Book for Vascular Specialists. University of Adelaide Press, 2011
Limit 12 students per semester. Departmental permission required.