|Short Description:||Haematology 2|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Health and Wellbeing|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||060113 - Pathology|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite: BIO2108 and BIO2217
This course builds on the foundational study of theoretical and practical haematology presented in BIO2108 Haematology 1 with advanced study of the pathogenesis of inherited and acquired malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders and blood-borne infectious diseases. This course will consolidate the students knowledge of clinical haematology with a particular focus on blood film morphology, differential diagnosis, selection of appropriate laboratory investigations and appraisal of the clinical significance of the results obtained. Haematology 2 will examine the professional responsibilities of the medical laboratory scientist and prepare the student for employment in a clinical haematology.