|Student Contribution Band:||Band|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
The subject develops skills and knowledge required for proficiency in the safe supply of human blood products. A review of antibody antigen interaction will lead into the practical application of antibody screening, identification and compatibility testing. Quality assurance and safety of the blood supply will be covered. Case study presentation will lead the student through problem solving incompatible reactions, situations they will likely encounter in a working laboratory. Advanced techniques and current developments in stem cell transplants and cord blood banking will also be discussed.
Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more and in each of the two pieces of assessment (theory and practical exam). The BloodSafe eLearning Australia Clinical Transfusion Practice online course must be completed as part of this subject (formative assessment). Evidence that you have successfully passed this online course must be provided to the technical co-ordinator during this subject or assessment will be marked as incomplete. You must achieve a mark of >50% overall.
|Prerequisites:||At the discretion of the post -graduate academic advisor in consultation with the MLS course co-ordinator|
|Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 5|
|Census Date 06-May-2021|
|Face to face teaching 27-Apr-2021 to 21-May-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Professor David Whitmore|
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.