Surgery

Graduate Diploma in Surgery

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

Surgery

Graduate Diploma in Surgery

Students complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of research method selective units of study; and
(b) maximum of 30 credit points of surgery selective units of study; or
(c) a minimum of 24 credit points of surgery selective units of study; and
(d) a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units of study.
A unit of study is worth 6 credit points and represents approximately 10 hours of study per week in a 13-week semester.

Research method selective units

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


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Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6   

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Semester 1
SURG5035
Surgical Research and Evaluation
6   

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Semester 1

Surgery selective units

HAEM5001
Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Acute Care
6    A Basic knowledge of haemostasis is an advantage.


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Semester 2
PATH5000
Surgical Pathology
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5003
Scientific Communication for Surgeons
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5011
Imaging Surgical Patients
6    N IMAG5042


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Semester 2
SURG5012
Surgical Metabolism
6   

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Semester 2
SURG5016
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
SURG5017
Microsurgery
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5021
Surgical Immunology
6   

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Semester 1
SURG5025
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
6   

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Semester 2
SURG5031
Surgical Skills
6    A Final year medical student knowledge of physiology, pathology and anatomy is assumed


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Semester 1
SURG5032
Physiology for Surgeons
6   

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Semester 2
SURG5034
Surgical Anatomy Based on GSSE
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5036
Surg Research: Translation and Innovation
6   

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Semester 2
SURG5041
Surgical Oncology: Principles and Practice
6    A Candidates are expected generally to be undertaking advanced surgical training or similar. Senior clinicians can request special permission to enroll without needing to complete pre-requisite PATH5000.
P PATH5000


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Semester 1
Semester 2
SURG5042
Urological Oncology
6   

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Semester 1
SURG5043
Surgical Endoscopy
6    A Candidates are advised to have completed a surgical internship or similar with some prior exposure to endoscopy.


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Semester 2

Elective units

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


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Semester 1
CRIT5016
Major Trauma Management
6   

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Semester 1
GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice
6   

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Semester 1
HPOL5006
Business of Health
6    N SMBA6122


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Intensive July
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
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
6    P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018


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Semester 2