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Area/Catalogue
MEDI 3007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010928

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To familiarise students with the operations and functions of diagnostic pathology and biomedical research laboratories through gaining an awareness of: current analytical equipment and biomedical procedures; occupational health and safety issues; professional ethics, competencies and responsibility; the role of information technology; the collection, handling and reporting of clinical material; legislation, regulation and accreditation; personal development in terms of communication skills, problem solving, decision making, initiative and teamwork.

Course content

Supervised clinical work in which students will apply knowledge to, gain experience in, and develop a broad appreciation of, professional practice in diagnostic medical science.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

All first and second year courses in the Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine

Corequisite(s)

All third year, SP2 courses in the Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Directed Study 13 weeks x -
Clinical 40 hours x 7 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Reflective essay 1500 words Pass/Fail -
Oral presentation (seminar) - Pass/Fail 15 minutes
Laboratory workbook Onoing Pass/Fail 0

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.25
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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