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ML4308 - Haematology 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)

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

  • Achieve a level of proficiency required for employment in a medical laboratory;
  • Achieve a high level proficiency in blood film interpretation;
  • Become proficient in the laboratory diagnosis of malaria;
  • Become proficient in the laboratory diagnosis of leucocyte disorders.
Prerequisites: PP2101 and PP2201


Townsville, Block, Study Period 4
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 24-Mar-2014 to 18-Apr-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must satisfactorily complete both aspects of assessment

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.