CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND HAEMATOLOGY

BIO3CBH

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit addresses the commonly encountered pathology tests in the two major clinical pathology areas of haematology and biochemistry. Topics include blood cell morphology in the normal physiological state and in disease; full blood examination (FBE); leukaemia, haemoglobinophathies; haemostasis; drug-induced blood dyscrasias; introduction to blood group serology. The clinical biochemistry component encompasses serum components, enzymes, proteins, lipoproteins and other components of diagnostic interest such as bilirubin, sugars, minerals and blood gases. Numerous case studies will be examined with a view to developing the analytical skills of the student.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BIO1OOS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEssential HaematologyPrescribedHoffbrand, AV, Pettit, JE and Moss PAH 20014TH ED, BLACKWELL SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
ReadingsTietz-Fundamentals of Clinical ChemistryPrescribedBurtis, CA & Ashwood, ER 20015TH ED, W.B. SAUNDERS AND CO

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Nine 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 Workshops in total per semester."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 workshops in total per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: The examination will be a hudle for this subjectt with students having to achieve an exam score of at least 40% to pass this subject.60
Group presentation (of 10 minutes per person)Presentations will occur throughout the semester during the workshops.25
one 1000 word assignment15

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Nine 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 Workshops in total per semester."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 workshops in total per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: The examination will be a hudle for this subjectt with students having to achieve an exam score of at least 40% to pass this subject.60
Group presentation (of 10 minutes per person)Presentations will occur throughout the semester during the workshops.25
one 1000 word assignment15

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Nine 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 Workshops in total per semester."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 12 workshops in total per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: The examination will be a hudle for this subjectt with students having to achieve an exam score of at least 40% to pass this subject.60
Group presentation (of 10 minutes per person)Presentations will occur throughout the semester during the workshops.25
one 1000 word assignment15