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Postgraduate Course: Cerebrovascular Medicine (IMED11022)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis course will allow students to develop a deeper level of knowledge and understanding in speciality areas of cerebrovascular medicine.
Course description Individual speciality tutors will use increasingly complex clinical case studies to broaden knowledge of cerebrovascularmedicine. The course will cover presentation and diagnosis of strokes and cerebral ischaemia. It will look in depth at hyperacute treatment, cerebral haemorrhage, strokes and ischaemia. The course will also discuss relevant and advanced imaging in cerebrovascular medicine.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5, Online Activities 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 73 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically review the presentation, management and treatment of the common conditions encountered in cerebrovascular medicine
  2. Reflect on the latest imaging techniques used in cerebrovascular medicine
  3. Critically evaluate the differences between cerebral ischaemia and strokes
Reading List
Key articles will be referred to at relevant points during the course.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Within the work to be undertaken this course will provide participants with the opportunity to develop or further develop key graduate attributes:
In-depth knowledge of specialist discipline
Develop new understanding by exercising critical judgement and challenging knowledge
Be a self-directed learner
Solve problems effectively taking ethical, professional and environmental issues into account
Use information responsibly in a range of contexts
Collaborate with others, capitalising on their different thinking, experience and skills
Communicate (oral, written, online) effectively, respectful of social and cultural diversity
Application of numeracy
Application of IT
Keywordscerebrovascular medicine,stroke,ischaemia,brain
Contacts
Course organiserProf Simon Maxwell
Tel: (0131) 537 2506
Email: S.Maxwell@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Krislyn McWilliams-Biles
Tel: (0131 5)37 2506
Email: kmcwill3@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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