|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Health and Medical Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||18 May 2022|
Pre-requisite: BIO2108 and BIO2217
This course expands on the content presented in BIO2108 Haematology 1 and is designed to consolidate the student's knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical haematology in preparation for employment in a clinical haematology laboratory. This course provides a more in-depth study of the pathogenesis and laboratory investigation of haematological disorders and examines the professional responsibilities of the medical laboratory scientist.
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.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.