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CRIT5003: Pharmacology for Critical Care

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Medicine and Health

Study level Postgraduate
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 availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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Modes of attendance (MoA)

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