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Haematology G (8614.5)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Diagnostic Pathology

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  • Semester 2, 2015, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (149509) - View

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Syllabus

Haematology G will explore and integrate normal haemopoiesis, haemostasis, routine haematological screening procedures, and recognition of cells of the peripheral blood, the recognition of normal and abnormal features in peripheral blood smears, and the causes and classification of bleeding disorders, as well as methodology and quality control. Also covered is identification and investigation of the anaemias, acute leukaemias, myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders and other blood dyscrasias. This unit is co-taught with unit Haematology.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of normal haemopoiesis, and routine haematological screening procedures

2. Explain and identify the cells of the peripheral blood system;

3. Identify and explain normal and abnormal features in a peripheral blood smear;

4. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the investigations of anaemias, acute leukaemias, myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders; and

5. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of normal haemostasis and the laboratory tests associated with the identification and investigations of bleeding disorders.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Five hours per week

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

None


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