In this unit you will integrate and extend prior knowledge and skills about the laboratory differentiation of normal and abnormal haematological health conditions gained in CXA231 Haematology 1. You will systematically investigate the causes, laboratory investigations and treatment of anaemia and neoplastic disorders of the bone marrow and lymphatic system e.g., leukaemia. You will explore these topics using an integrated series of instructional learning activities, tutorials and practical sessions, with an emphasis on the development of theoretical knowledge, professional terminology, laboratory skills, and problem-solving using case studies. Knowledge and skills learned in this unit are transferable across co-taught units Clinical Chemistry 2 (CXA352), Medical Microbiology A (CXA342), in the upcoming unit Transfusion Science (CXA333) and during your Professional Experience Placement units, CXA401, CXA412 and CXA425.
The Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine is undergoing professional reaccreditation in 2021. The proposed changes do not impact on the ILO-CLO mapping or the accreditation.
|Unit name||Haematology 2|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Ms Jane Pittaway|
|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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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify, differentiate and diagnose anaemias and neoplasia using haematological problem-solving techniques and laboratory practices.
- Explain haematological diagnoses using laboratory data and clinical information.
- Communicate laboratory methods, results and diagnoses using the language of laboratory medicine.
- Demonstrate professional skills and behaviours through performance in scheduled laboratory practical sessions.
|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
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Tutorial – 1 hour (weekly), Practical – 3 hours (weekly)
|Assessment||Quizzes (25%)|Mid Semester Theory Test (15%)|Final Practical Examination (30%)|Final Theory Examination (30%)|Engagement in Practical Sessions|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
You will need the following texts:
Current and previous editions are available for a limited loan period from the University of Tasmania Library collection. It is important that you have ongoing access to these texts, even if you choose not to purchase them. Thus, you are strongly encouraged to buy these texts, especially the Clinical hematology Atlas, as they are the source of most of the reference material used in this unit.
There are several general haematology books in the library, including eBooks. These materials will be useful to your developing knowledge and understanding of the content in this unit, but you are not required to purchase them Some of the titles include (but are not limited to):
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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