Medical Laboratory Science units

University of Tasmania
Medical Laboratory Science Units - 1996


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Medical Laboratory Science - Department of Applied Biomedical Science at Launceston.



CRA101 Medical Laboratory Practice

Provides the student with an understanding of the basic functions and interrelationships of the major laboratory departments within the clinical laboratory. At the end of this unit, students will be competent to carry out a broad range of laboratory techniques, use a vareity of instruments, and have a good understanding of the theoretical principles on which these are based.

Special notes available only to students enrolled in M3D  
teaching staff Mr DA Kunde
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12.5%]
teaching pattern sem 1 - 2 hrs lecture, 1-hour tutorial and 3 hrs practical weekly
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment assignments (30%), laboratory reports (30%), final exam (40%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science (M3D)







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CRA121 Histology

Covers the following topics in depth: fixation, decalcification, processing and section cutting of normal tissues; staining techniques to demonstrate specific structures; and the microscopic recognition of tissues and organs.

Special notes available only to students enrolled in M3D  
teaching staff Mr B Gormley
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12.5%]
teaching pattern sem 2 - 2 hrs lecture, 1-hour tutorial and 3 hrs practical weekly
prerequisites CRA101
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment practical (50%), continuous assessment (20%), final exam (30%).
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science (M3D)







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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
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CRA171 Cell Biology

Introduces students to the fundamental unit of life, the cell. Concepts in basic biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics are covered in this unit, and form a fundamental core of knowledge to which students will refer throughout their further biological studies.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms TA Douglas, Dr P Mooney, Dr C Burke
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12.5% (MLS 10.4%)]
teaching pattern sem 1 - 2 hrs lectures, 3-hour laboratory/tutorial session weekly
prerequisites
corequisites (for those students who do not have TCA Chemistry) KJC161
mutual exclusions
method of assessment (theory) essay (15%), mid-semester test (20%), end-of-semester exam (45%); (practical) practical booklet (10%), practical report (10%)
required texts, etc
Kimball JW, Biology,  6th edn, WC Brown, Dubuque, 1994.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science (M3D)

Bachelor of Applied Science - Schedule 4 (Biomedical Science)
Bachelor of Applied Science - Schedule 8 (Sports Science)
Bachelor of Applied Science - Schedule 9 (Minor Sequences)
Bachelor of Human Movement Studies (E3F)


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CRA172 Anatomy and Physiology 1

Introduces a systematic study of the structure and functioning of the human body, including the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous and endocrine systems.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr DG Wright, Mr RJ Phillips
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12.5%]
teaching pattern sem 2 - 2x1-hour lectures, 2x2-hour practicals/tutorials weekly
prerequisites CRA171
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment practical assessments (30%), mid-semester test (15%), final theory exam (55%)
required texts, etc
Seeley, Stephens and Tate, Anatomy and Physiology,  2nd edn, Mosby-Williams & Wilkins, 1992.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science (M3D)
Bachelor of Applied Science (S3E) Course details
Bachelor of Applied Science - Schedule 4 (Biomedical Science)
Bachelor of Applied Science - Schedule 8 (Sports Science)
Bachelor of Human Movement Studies (E3F)



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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
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CRA181 Human Bioscience 1 & 2

Is the first of two year-long units designed for the Bachelor of Nursing introducing: (a) semester 1 - anatomical language, body organs and cavities, basic physical sciences, the musculoskeletal system, microbial disease and abnormal function of the musculoskeletal system; and (b) semester 2 - the normal and abnormal structure and function of the respiratory, nervous, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems and the special senses; and the principles of pharmacology and systematic pharmacology.

Special notes this unit is available only for Nursing students  
teaching staff Dr DP Geraghty, Dr DG Wright, Ms TA Douglas, Mr RJ Phillips, Mr S Tristram
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [27.2%]
teaching pattern full year - 3x1-hour lectures, 1-hour tutorial, 2-hour practical weekly
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment practical reports, viva assessments, mid-year and final exams
required texts, etc
Tortora and Grabowski, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology,  7th edn, Harper College, New York, 1993.
McCance KL and Huether SE, Pathophysiology, The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children,  3rd edn, Mosby, Sydney, 1990.

recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Nursing (H3D)







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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
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