MEDI 7011 Clinical Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery 2

Credit Points 30

Legacy Code 401057

Coordinator Harry Merkur Opens in new window

Description This is a 30 credit point year-long subject taken over two terms (15 credit points in each term).Students undertaking this subject will have a detailed knowledge of open abdominal surgery at commencement. This subject will extend their knowledge in the practical aspects of laparoscopic surgery. This subject will be completed in Year 2 of the program.

School Medicine

Discipline Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 3 15cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) MEDI 7010


Students must be advanced trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology undertaking a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery at Blacktown Hospital or other accredited site. Students must be enrolled in 4690 Master of Surgery in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Perform minimally invasive gynaecological surgery in a competent and safe manner for all appropriate problems
  2. Perform competent patient assessment and postoperative care of complex problems
  3. Demonstrate the theory and practice of minimally invasive gynaecological surgery to junior staff
  4. To achieve these, the student needs to demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and judgement through the completion of extensive clinical experience treating patients across the full range of gynaecological surgical disorders, receiving continual critical feedback and engaging in reflective discussion with their clinical specialist supervisor. Achievement of these learning outcomes demonstrate extensive experience in the area of Clinical Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery.

Subject Content

Surgical techniques required in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery
Pre-operative assessment and post operative care


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Logbook: Logbook continual record and critical reflection on clinical experience, reviewed by and requiring reflective discussion with the supervisor. Continuous 50 Y Individual
Formative assessment report: Clinical assessment 3 monthly 0 N Individual
Summative assessment report: Clinical assessment 6 monthly 50 Y Individual

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