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CRIT5003: Pharmacology for Critical Care

This unit will address the syllabus requirements of the Primary or First Part examinations of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. It includes basic pharmacology and clinical applications of relevant drugs and drug groups.

Code CRIT5003
Academic unit Critical Care
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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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. Demonstrate a high level of understanding of the major drug groups used in critical care medicine
  • LO2. Demonstrate confidence in discussing appropriate pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, mechanism of action and important adverse effects.

Unit outlines

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