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|
|Subject||Medical Laboratory Science|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester (10 February 2020 - 17 June 2020), Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,163.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$20,374.00|
- Limited to
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- 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 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.