Metabolic Health

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

Metabolic Health

Master of Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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.

Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health)

Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine/Master of Science in Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Metabolic Health)

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health) (admission suspended)

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

Compulsory units

Compulsory unit for Graduate Diploma

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units - Master of Medicine, Master of Science in Medicine, Master of Medicine (Advanced)

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
MBHT5005
Evidence and Ethics in Metabolic Health
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study from any of (MBHT5001, MBHT5002, MBHT5003, MBHT5004, NURS5012, PMED5102)


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Semester 2

Stream Specific units

MBHT5001
Diabetes Management
6    A This unit of study is recommended for medical graduates, as well as nursing or allied health graduates with a minimum of 12 months clinical experience.


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Semester 1
MBHT5002
Advanced Diabetes Management
6    A It is recommended that students first complete MBHT5001 (Diabetes Management) unless they have a reasonable working knowledge of how to approach assessment and management of diabetes mellitus in a variety of clinical settings.


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Semester 2
MBHT5003
Obesity and Pre-diabetes: Prevention and Care
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients. Most of the subject matter and assessments are based on clinical management processes.


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Semester 1
MBHT5004
Cardiovascular Metabolic Management
6    A This unit is intended for students who have experience in clinical care of patients and includes a significant Pharmacology component. It is designed for Medical Graduates only.


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Semester 2
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6   

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Semester 1
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
6   

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Semester 2

General elective units

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

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Semester 1
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6   

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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.


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Semester 2
BMRI5019
Psychiatry in Clinical Practice
6    A MBBS or equivalent
N (BMRI5003 and BMRI5050)


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Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

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Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


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Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314


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Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6   

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Semester 1
LNGS7504
Medical Discourse
6      Semester 1
MEDF5002
Teaching in the Clinical Environment
6   

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Semester 2
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307


NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6   

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Semester 1
PUBH5555
Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
6    P PUBH5033


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Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2

Project units

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 1
Semester 2