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MELS410 Medical Laboratory Science for Rural Health

A full-time placement undertaken in an approved rural or smaller provincial laboratory over a period of one semester.

Paper title Medical Laboratory Science for Rural Health
Paper code MELS410
Subject Medical Laboratory Science
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points 60 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester (10 February 2020 - 17 June 2020), Second Semester
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Limited to
BMLSc
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact

admin.mlsc@otago.ac.nz.

Teaching staff

Convenor: Heather Brooks

Teaching Arrangements

This paper is a 15-week, distance-taught placement working in a clinical diagnostic laboratory within New Zealand.

Textbooks

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 successfuly complete this paper will gain competency in technical procedures across the major disciplines in Medical Laboratory Science, an understanding of the theory accompanying such procedures, and interpretation of patient results. There will be an opportunity for the student to interact with both patients and clinicians.

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Timetable

First Semester (10 February 2020 - 17 June 2020)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard