SURG6002

Surgical Sciences 2

10 Units

This course will give the student a comprehensive and critical understanding of the pathophysiology, aetiology, outcomes and management of surgical disease. This course is a compulsory course in the Master of Traumatology Surgical Specialisation.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define and analyse specific disease in the different subspecialties including current strategies for management.
  2. Identify supportive measures in the operative treatment of surgical subspecialty patients.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the management of surgical subspecialty patients through preoperative, operative and postoperative periods.
Content

Week 1: Head and Neck

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 2: Thyroid

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 3: Endocrine, Biochemistry and Hormones

Basic principles and surgical disease related problems.

Week 4: Cardiothoracic

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 5: Respiratory Part 1

Anatomy, physiology and disease related problems.

Week 6: Respiratory Part 2

Anatomy, physiology and disease related problems.

Week 7: Intestinal

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 8: Oesophageal and Gastric 

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 9: Liver

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 10: Pancreatobiliary

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 11: Pelvis and Peritoneum

Anatomy, physiology and surgical disease related problems.

Week 12: Vascular

Anatomy, physiology and disease related problems.

Week 13: Cancer and Neoplasia in Surgery

Principles and treatment approach

Further to the coursework students will be required to attend an intensive three-day face to face interactive workshop.

Requisites
  • This course is only available to students who are active in the Master of Traumatology program.
Assessment Items
  • Quiz: Weekly MCQs - 25% *
  • Participation: Discussion Board - 25% *
  • Written Assignment: Final Assignment - 50% *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Contact Hours

Online

Online Activity

Online 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting week 1

Compulsory Requirements
  • Course Assessment Requirements: 1. Written Assignment: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. 2. Participation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. (Minimum one entry per topic.) 3. Quiz: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. (All quizzes must be attempted and submitted via Blackboard.) 4. Written Assignment: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for SURG6002
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