To provide the student with theory and practical skills so as to be able to work safely and professionally in transfusion medicine and haemostasis laboratories.
Primary and secondary haemostasis; platelet adhesion and aggregation; thrombocytopaenia and platelet disorders; clotting factors and pathways; revised concept of secondary haemostasis; fibrinolysis and natural anticoagulants; inherited and acquired bleeding disorders; thrombosis and antithrombotic therapy; laboratory tests and the investigation of haemostatic disorders; automation; blood and blood product manufacture and use; blood group antigen systems; immunohaematology principles; pre-transfusion testing; simple and complex antibody investigations; transfusion reactions and infections; investigation and prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn; investigation of DAT-positive patients and haemolytic anaemia; haemovigilance; total quality management in immunohaematology; medico-legal and ethical issues in transfusion services.
Hoffbrand A V, Pettit J E, Moss P., Essential Haematology, Current Edition, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford
Harmening D M., Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices, Current Edition, FA Davis Company, Philadelphia
All first and second year courses in the Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine program.
|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.
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