|Student Contribution Band:||Band|
|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
|Prerequisites:||At the discretion of the postgraduate academic adviser in consultation with the MLS course coordinator|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (40%).|
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.