To provide students with basic theory and practical skills so as to be able to work safely and professionally in a clinical haematology laboratory.
Erythropoiesis, red cell membrane, haemoglobin structure and function; leucopoiesis, leucocyte structure and function; thrombopoiesis, platelet structure and function; metabolism of iron, vitamin B12 and folate; anaemia, thalassaemia and haemoglobinopathies; non-malignant white blood cell disorders; introduction to haematological malignancies; tests performed in haematology; anticoagulants; laboratory safety and decontamination procedures; normal and abnormal blood cell morphology; preparation, evaluation, examination of blood films; automated cell counting and determination of indices; erythrocyte sedimentation rates; quality control, quality assurance and total quality management.
Hoffbrand A. V. and Moss P.A.H., Essential Haematology, Current Edition, Wiley Blackwell Publishing, UK
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
||3 hours x 13 weeks
||4 hours x 13 weeks
Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
|End of Study Period Practical Test
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