|Short Description:||Histopathology and Cytology 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|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
This course builds upon the theoretical basis and practical skills of histology and cytology provided in BIO2216 Histopathology and Cytology 1. It explores in greater detail the pathogenesis of a range of human diseases associated with hyperplastic, neoplastic and malignant processes. Students will also gain opportunities to further develop their analytical skills as they will be presented with complex case studies that require high level interpretation and reporting capabilities. The course will also enable students to develop their knowledge in differential diagnosis of complex presentations, as well as become conversant with workplace health and safety issues, and other professional responsibilities associated with working in a pathology laboratory environment.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.