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SURGERY 7001EX - Minimally Invasive Surgery Theory I

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Term 1
Campus: External
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to MMIS students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Basic knowledge of minimally invasive surgical techniques
Assessment: Examination, online assessment, classroom contribution

Theory I Provides a thorough introduction into the history of minimally invasive surgery. Students will then investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information on a large range of theoretical and practical aspects of minimally invasive surgery including operating theatre design-endosuite standards, the anatomy of a trouble shooting for a laparoscopic tower, laparoscopes, visualisation systems and recording devices, electrosurgery, energy devices, harmonics, liasure and thunderbeat, plasma medicine, tissue approaximation, suture technique and staple technology.

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Study Level

Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Term 1 Mon 07/02/2022 Wed 09/02/2022 Mon 21/03/2022 Tue 12/04/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
40045 01EX 10 5 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.