Clinical Surgery

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Clinical Surgery

Doctor of Clinical Surgery

Students complete 144 credit points, including:
(a) 108 credit points of core units of study, including:
(i) 66 credit points of clinical coursework (surgery) units of study
(ii) 6 credit points capstone units of study
(ii) 36 credit point research dissertation units of study in the order prescribed below
(b) 36 credit points of elective units of study.
In general students take:
(i) one research and two clinical surgery units per semester
(ii) one elective unit per semester
(iii) the capstone unit in their final semester.

Core units of study

Research
(a) The Research units of study each cover a particular aspect of the Thesis and must be taken in the prescribed order:
(i) Surgical Research 1 - Abstract
(ii) Surgical Research 2 - Narrative Review/Aims
(iii) Surgical Research 3 - Methods (Data Collation)
(iv) Surgical Research 4 - Results
(v) Surgical Research 5 - Discussion/Future Directions
(vi) Surgical Research 6 - Bibliography
SURG6001
Surgical Research 1
6   

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SURG6002
Surgical Research 2
6   

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SURG6003
Surgical Research 3
6   

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SURG6004
Surgical Research 4
6   

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SURG6005
Surgical Research 5
6   

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SURG6006
Surgical Research 6
6   

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Clinical coursework (surgery)
(a) Students who possess a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), or equivalent, may be granted an exemption of 66 credit points of clinical coursework units of study
(b) Students must be eligible to undertake surgical training in New South Wales, and be appointed to a SET 3 or higher position by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
SURG6011
Clinical Surgery 1
6   

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SURG6012
Clinical Surgery 2
6   

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SURG6013
Clinical Surgery 3
6   

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SURG6014
Clinical Surgery 4
6   

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SURG6015
Clinical Surgery 5
6   

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SURG6016
Clinical Surgery 6
6   

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SURG6017
Clinical Surgery 7
6   

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SURG6018
Clinical Surgery 8
6   

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SURG6019
Clinical Surgery 9
6   

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SURG6020
Clinical Surgery 10
6   

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SURG6021
Clinical Surgery 11
6   

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Capstone
SURG6022
Clinical Surgery Capstone
6   

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Non-clinical subjects (elective)

CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

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Semester 1
CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018
N CEPI5505


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Semester 1
EDPR5001
University Teaching and Learning
6      Semester 1
EDPE6016
Adult Learning and Development

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6      Semester 1
EDPE6011
Learning and Individual Differences
6      Semester 1
EDPR6012
Developing Integ eLearning Env Higher Ed
6      Semester 2
EDPZ5010
Individual Profession Learning Portfolio
6   
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Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6010
Prof Learning Leadership Portfolio
6   
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Semester 2
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135


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MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6   

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PCOL5101
Drugs and Devices: R and D to Registration
6    N SLEE units


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PCOL5102
Modern Therapeutics and Medical Devices
6   

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PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

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PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6    N BSTA5011 or CEPI5100


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Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
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Semester 1