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DENT5202: Internal and General Medicine 1A

Candidates rotate through various medical speciality clinics including: Head and Neck Radiation Oncology, Haematology (with emphasis on the care of patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants), Dermatology, Immunology and Radiology/Nuclear Medicine. An emphasis is placed on understanding and application of principles of pharmacology. Attendance at the FRACP trainee physician's lecture series held weekly in two blocks of six months over two years covers the spectrum of topics relevant to internal medicine. The lecture series covers the spectrum of internal medicine including the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prevention and epidemiology of disease. The series covers the main areas of immunology, molecular biology and genetics, endocrinology, neurology, renal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, rheumatology, pharmacology, haematology, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, cardiology, oncology, social and community medicine. Candidates also attend the Medical Grand Rounds at Westmead Hospital.

Code DENT5202
Academic unit
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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DENT6000 and DENT5200 and DENT5201
Prohibitions:
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physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
Assumed knowledge:
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Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation

The learning outcomes for this unit will be available two weeks before the first day of teaching.

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