ML1101 - Pathology Sample Collection and Transport
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Not available in 2013, 2014 and 2015
The subject begins the professional training for medical laboratory science students.
Professional ethics, quality assurance and standards pertaining to the medical science
sector are introduced. An overview of the medical laboratory is covered in the context
of sample 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.
- Develop an understanding of the professional ethics associaited with medical laboratory
- Develop an understanding of quality assurance as it pertains to pathology sampling
- Sample collection and venipuncture competency;
- Develop skills in patient care communication in the context of sample collection;
- Obtain knowledge in details of sample storage and transport.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner
||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, 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