|Short Description:||Pathology 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|
This course builds on the knowledge of general pathology gained in the course BIO3109 Pathology 1. Pathology 2 explores systemic pathology or the aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of diseases of organ systems. Pathology 1 and Pathology 2 will provide consolidation of the theory and practice of the Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Histopathology, Medical Microbiology and Immunology courses in the Bachelor of Health for the emerging Medical Laboratory Scientist. The residential school component of this course will enable the student to practice and refine their skills in reporting and interpreting blood film morphology, haematology results and clinical biochemistry results and enhance their knowledge and practical understanding of quality control and quality assurance in the pathology laboratory. It will also provide a forum for discussions on ongoing professional development opportunities and an exploration of fatigue management skills and mindfulness in preparation for the real-life challenges of a medical laboratory scientist.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.