Haematology is the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. It includes the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases such as leukaemia, anaemia, haemophilia and deep vein thrombosis.
The first half of the unit covers normal haemopoiesis, routine haematological screening procedures, recognition of cells of the peripheral blood and recognition of normal and abnormal features in peripheral blood smears. The second half of the unit covers normal haemostasis, the causes and classification of bleeding disorders, anticoagulant therapy, thrombotic disorders, laboratory investigation of haemostasis and quality control.
|Unit name||Haematology 1|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Nicole Ranson|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Communicate, demonstrate and apply practical methodology and theoretical knowledge, about the structure and physiology of haematological cells and their function in health and disease.
- Communicate, demonstrate and apply practical methodology and theoretical knowledge about the haemostatic system and its function in health and disease.
- Analyse and interpret laboratory data and clinical information to diagnose haematological disorders.
- Justify the diagnosis of haematological disorders through the correlation of laboratory data with clinical presentation and further laboratory testing.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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Prerequisites((CXA101 AND CXA261) AND (Admitted into 53G OR M3G OR M3U))
3-hr practical (13 weeks), 1-hr tutorial (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Mid semester Theory Test (20%)|Mid Semester Practical Test (20%)|Final Examination (40%)|Class Practical Assessments (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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