Includes the theory of cytopathology supported by relevant practical aspects as a comprehensive basis to diagnostic cytopathology. Routine procedures including collection, fixation, processing and staining of cytological specimens.
|Subject||Medical Laboratory Science|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester (11 February 2019 - 19 June 2019), Second Semester (24 June 2019 - 9 November 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,081.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$19,404.00|
- MELX 405
- Limited to
- Passed all second- and third-year Medical Laboratory Science papers
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Mr Paul Spek
Supervisor: Clinical diagnostic laboratory staff
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper is a 15-week, distance-taught placement working in a clinical diagnostic laboratory within New Zealand and Australia.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will gain competency in the technical principles, operation and maintenance of instrumentation, identification of sources of error, and the understanding and interpretation of patient results.