This is both a Stream 1 and Stream 2 module. It is designed for doctors that have never successfully completed the Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation.
If you are accredited as Stream 1 and are due for revision, book as a Stream 2 which does not have any assessment requirements.
You MUST also have successfully completed Core (Stream 1) to become an assessor in this module.
Successful completion of the module will actually lead to awarding of one accreditation:
Please note: This module does not cover evaluation of the spleen or splenectomy. If you are interested in evaluation of the spleen and splenectomy you are advised to also enrol in the following module: Haematopoietic System and Haematopoietic System: Infectious Occupational Diseases (Stream 1).
This module covers the use of Chapter 10 of the Guides to evaluate permanent impairments of the digestive system. Such impairments may result from direct damage to the digestive system from trauma or may result from other indirect mechanisms such as symptoms or signs arising from the need by person to take certain medications which may affect the digestive system.
The module covers: