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|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1 (13 February 2023 - 21 June 2023)
Semester 2 (26 June 2023 - 11 November 2023) (Distance learning)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,398.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- MELX 405
- Limited to
Available to students who have passed all second- and third-year Medical Laboratory Science papers.
- Teaching staff
Paper Convenor: Paul Spek
Supervisors: Clinical diagnostic laboratory staff
- Teaching Arrangements
This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.
This paper is a 15-week, distance-taught placement working in a clinical diagnostic laboratory within New Zealand.
- 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.