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Transfusion Science G (9841.2)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Diagnostic Pathology

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Syllabus

Immunohaematology G investigates the major blood group systems, the theoretical basis of common transfusion testing practices, haemolytic disease of the newborn and the adverse effects of blood transfusion. Practical sessions concentrate on the skills of blood grouping, antibody screening and cross-matching of blood and blood products. Blood donation and the management of transfusion services are also discussed.

This unit is co-taught with 9842 Transfusion Science.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the common blood grouping systems;

2. Understand and investigate the cause and effect of haemolytic disease of the newborn;

3. Demonstrate a professional knowledge of the management of a blood transfusion service; and

4. Understand and investigate procedures associated with the identification and investigations of bleeding disorders.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

5 hours per week.

Prerequisites

8614 Haematology G.

Corequisites

Must be enrolled in one of the Post-Graduate programs of Diagnostic Pathology.

Assumed Knowledge

Knowledge in Chemistry and Pathobiology.

Incompatible Units

8619 Immunohaematology G.

Equivalent Units

8619 Immunohaematology G.


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