|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
Broad overview of management with examples set in a contemporary Medical Laboratory Framework. This subject builds on issues introduced in Introduction to Biomedicine (BM1001). Further developing the students understanding of Quality assurance/quality management issues as they relate to: Preanalytical, Analytical and post analytical issues; Human resource and cost management; Professional utilisation and development of workforce; Operational issues: Range of testing equipment available: modes of operation maintenance and servicing. Interfaces to laboratory information systems; Medico legal considerations. The student should leave with a clear understanding of the ISO 15189 guidelines underpinning NATA accreditation of Pathology Laboratories.
Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more; Must attend and participate fully in the Group Assignment Preparation and Presentations; Must achieve 50% or more for on-course assessment and final exam
|Prerequisites:||BM1001 OR ML1101|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Mrs Melissa Crawford, Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Mrs Vanessa Harris, Mrs Kylie Carrigan, Miss Chantal Nightingale, Ms Kerri Trezona.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: 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 official information.