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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - SURG5016

Year - 2020

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

Additional information
Limit 12 students per semester. Departmental permission required.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Surgery
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? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Anthony Freeman and Dr Robert Tang
HECS Band: 3
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