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BIO3215 Clinical Biochemistry 2

Short Description: Clinical Biochemistry 2
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010901 - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 September 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO2215

Synopsis

This course builds on the theoretical knowledge of human biochemistry and associated laboratory investigations acquired in BIO2215 Clinical Biochemistry 1 with a focus on the laboratory assessment of endocrine function, immune status, renal and kidney function and the diagnosis of inherited and acquired metabolic disorders. BIO3215 Clinical Biochemistry 2 extends the students' knowledge of chemical pathology and the applications of specific manual and automated techniques in the screening, diagnosis and prognostication of disease states and the monitoring of therapeutic interventions.

This course will increase the students' knowledge of the sources of error in biochemistry testing, enhance their understanding of quality assurance and their ability to trouble-shoot quality control failures and consolidate their understanding of work health and safety issues and professional responsibilities associated with working in a clinical biochemistry laboratory.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online