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INTM5102: Advanced Neurology

The Advanced Neurology syllabus is at a level appropriate for practitioners undertaking specialist training in neurology or with an interest in the field. The content is focussed on diagnosis and investigation of important but less common neurological conditions and advanced management of common and important neurological diseases. The module learning materials are linked to a library of clinical cases representing common and important neurological conditions.

Code INTM5102
Academic unit Internal Medicine
Credit points 3
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This unit of study is available only to registered medical practitioners with experience working in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.

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

  • LO1. recognise important patterns of presentation of neurological diseases
  • LO2. diagnose and initiate specialised investigations in patients presenting with these conditions
  • LO3. initiate definitive management of patients presenting with these conditions
  • LO4. plan a monitoring program for patients with these conditions
  • LO5. consider patient and micro-economic factors in the delivery of care
  • LO6. write concise case descriptions
  • LO7. conduct goal directed literature reviews
  • LO8. communicate with peers and supervisors about diagnostic and management problems.

Unit outlines

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