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ML4308 - Haematology 2

[Not offered in 2021]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject covers in detail the microscopic pathology skills required for a laboratory diagnosis of both malignant and non malignant leucocyte disorders. Skills in the laboratory diagnosis of malaria are also taught. This subject with ML4307 completes the professional requirement for a graduate medical laboratory scientist in haematology.

Learning Outcomes

  • create descriptive criteria for the identification immature leukocytes;
  • describe the blood film features for a diverse range of malignant and non-malignant leukocyte disorders;
  • evaluate results of haematological analysis (including morphology, cell counts, molecular and flow cytometry) and link these to the pathophysiology and diagnosis of leukocyte disorders;
  • perform malaria blood film diagnosis / interpretation.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Examination - In class - (50%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more and in each of the two pieces of assessment (theory and practical exam).

Prerequisites: PP2101 and PP2201

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.