|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.
|Prerequisites:||At the discretion of the post -graduate academic advisor in consultation with the MLS course co-ordinator|
|Townsville, Block, Study Period 5|
|Census Date 09-May-2019|
|Face to face teaching 29-Apr-2019 to 24-May-2019|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); other exams (40%); assignments (10%).|
|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.