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ML5303 - Advanced Clinical Placement 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject begins clinical training for graduate medical laboratory scientists. A total of six weeks clinical rotation in an accredited medical laboratory is assessed by a guided program which includes ongoing written assignment, clinical case presentations and competency assessment. This subject with ML5304 completes the requirements of professional clinical, training required for graduate medical laboratory scientists

Learning Outcomes

  • display high level proficiency in disciplines of medical laboratory science;
  • display high level proficiency in professional scientific presentations;
  • exercise judgment to interpret and comment on data collected during practical/clinical sessions and the interpretation of clinical case studies.

Subject Assessment

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Prerequisites: At the discretion of the post -graduate academic advisor in consultation with the MLS course co-ordinator


Townsville, Study Period 6, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 25-Jun-2020
Non-standard start/end 25-May-2020 to 24-Jul-2020
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Professor David Whitmore
Workload expectations:
  • 240 hours placement

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.