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Physiology for Surgeons - SURG5032

Year - 2020

This unit of study covers most of the basic and advanced physiology and some pathophysiology that training surgeons need to have at their fingertips. With a focus on the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary systems, the systems and concepts studied confer a deep understanding of those at play during surgery. It provides students with a solid basis for preparation for the GSSE exam of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons.

online lectures will provide an overview of topics to supplement Ganong and other resources.

online quizzes (30%), participation in generation and peer review of assessment items (20%), online exam (50%).

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 26th Edition. McGraw-Hill Education/ Medical and West's Respiratory Physiology, 10th Edition. Wolters Kluwer.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Surgery
Study Mode: Online
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? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Miguel Iglesias
HECS Band: 3
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