Courses & Units

Introduction to Medical Laboratory Sciences CXA101

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

Restricted to students enrolled in M3G, M3H, M3Q, 53E and 54E.

Introduction

This unit equips you with introductory level clinical laboratory skills and theoretical knowledge in the disciplines of Haematology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology. At the end of this unit, you will be competent in a range of basic laboratory techniques, using a variety of instruments and have a grounding in the theoretical principles on which these techniques are based.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Medical Laboratory Sciences
Unit code CXA101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Dr Jeff Beckett

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,126.00 019909

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • TCE Chemistry (CHM5C) or KRA161 or equivalent.

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hour lecture (13 weeks)

1 hour tutorial (13 weeks)

2 hour practical workshop (13 weeks)

Assessment

Practical tests (40%)

Practical report - 1500 words (10%)

Written assignments - 1000 words (10%)

Written Exam - 2hrs (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

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