Child and Adolescent Health

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The credit point requirements shown for the Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) are incorrect. They should be:

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
24/06/2020
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Child and Adolescent Health

Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units - Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAED5005
Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study in any of PAED5000 or PAED5001 or PAED5002, or PAED5003 or PAED5004 or PAED5006 or PAED5007 or PAED5008 or PMED5100 or PMED5101 or PMED5102 or PMED5103
N BETH5208 or CRIT5008


Staff from the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine will be involved in the ethics components of this Unit of Study
Semester 2

Stream Specific units

Group A - units of study offered in odd years
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    A Student should seek permission for enrolment from the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit. The student should have their own project and local supervisor.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
A candidate must have obtained approval from the Course Coordinator to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
PMED5103
Paediatric Gastroenterology

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5008
Common Childhood Presentations

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5006
Paediatric Endocrinology

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit of study is only offered in odd numbered years
Semester 2
Group B - units of study offered in even years
PAED5000
Neonatal Medicine
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 1
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PAED5003
Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years.
Semester 1
PAED5004
Independent Studies
6    A Student should seek permission for enrolment from the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit. The student should have their own project and local supervisor.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
A candidate must have obtained approval from the Course Coordinator to enrol in this unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PMED5101
Paediatric Allergy
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 2
PAED5007
Paediatric Emergencies
6   

This unit of study is only offered in even numbered years
Semester 1

General elective units of study

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 1
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry I
6      Semester 1
BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
6      Semester 2
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505
Semester 1
DERM5001
Essential Dermatology
6      Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6      Semester 1
GMED5002
Genomics, Omics and Medical Applications
6    A This unit assumes knowledge equivalent to GMED5001. It is strongly recommended that students who lack a good working knowledge of genomics complete GMED5001 before enrolling in this unit or take it concurrently with GMED5001.
Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6      Semester 2
PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
SEXH5414
Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health
6    N SEXH5008 or SEXH5418 or SEXH5419
Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2

Project units of study

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2