Available in 2018

Course handbook

Description

This course will give the student a comprehensive and critical understanding as well as latest advances in basic science in orthopaedics. This course is a core course in the Orthopaedic Specialisation of the Master of Traumatology.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

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  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Define and analyse basic science related problems in orthopaedic disease.

2. Demonstrate understanding of the treatment and management of joint disease in particular arthroplasty related problems as well as understand limitations of different modes of treatment.

3. Analyse cutting edge research advances in orthopaedic related basic science questions in a critical manner.


Content

  • Embryology and skeletal development
  • Upper limb anatomy
  • Lower limb anatomy
  • Spine
  • Hand and peripheral nerves
  • Skeletal muscle
  • Basic Principles
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomaterials
  • Arthroplasty and wear
  • Microbiology and musculoskeletal infection
  • Bone grafting and Bone graft substitutes
  • Future research

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


Requisite

To enrol in this course you must be active in the Master of Traumatology program (12392).


Assessment items

Quiz: Weekly MCQs *

Participation: Discussion Board *

Written Assignment: Final Assignment *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Written Assignment: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Participation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Quiz: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

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Online Activity

Online 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term