BM1001 - Introduction to Biomedicine
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Medical Laboratory Science students
The subject begins the professional training for biomedical students. Professional
ethics, quality assurance and standards pertaining to the medical science sector are
introduced. An overview of the medical and research laboratory is covered in the context
of requirements for each discipline. For each, preanalytical variables and infection
control pertinent to common pathology tests are addressed and measures to limit these
errors are discussed. Venipuncture and other sampling techniques are taught; patient
care communication is covered as is first aid. An overview of the requirements for
the packing and shipping of clinical and hazardous samples from remote regions to
urban centres is provided.
- Sample collection and venipuncture competency;
- Obtain knowledge in details of sample storage and transport;
- Develop an understanding of the professional ethics associated with medical and research
laboratory science sector;
- Develop an understanding of quality assurance as it pertains to sampling and testing;
- Develop skills in research associated areas.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner
||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Donna Rudd, Dr Kristin Wicking, Dr Donnalee Taylor, Ms Christine Hall.
- 34 hours lectures
- 2 hours tutorials
- 36 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (40%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest