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CRIT5002: Pathology for Critical Care

This unit of study covers the syllabus requirements of the Primary or First Part examinations of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Topics include basic pathological processes (e.g. immunology, inflammation, neoplasia etc) and systems pathology (e.g. cardiovascular, respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology etc). The unit is presented by academic pathologists and specialist clinicians and focusses on clinical relevance and application of knowledge.

Code CRIT5002
Academic unit Critical Care
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
This unit of study is only available to medical graduates and available to allied health professionals via special permission

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Describe in detail core pathological processes relating to cellular injury, tissue repair, haemodynamic derangements and immunity
  • LO2. Describe the clinical pathology of major disease processes that are commonly seen in the emergency department. These include all major organ systems and cover a variety of clinical specialities.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.