LSB555 Principles and Practice of Clinical Haematology

Haematology is the study of blood and investigates pathologies associated with blood cell dyscrasias including the anaemias, thalassaemias, haemoglobinopathies, haemoparasites, bacterial and viral infections and malignancies, as well as abnormalities of the haemostatic system, leading to increased risk of bleeding or thrombosis. For you to work effectively and with confidence in clinical diagnostic haematology, you will require knowledge of the most frequently encountered conditions and the ability to recognise and interpret their results and confirmatory tests in the laboratory. This unit is positioned in the developmental phase of your course and assumes knowledge and proficiency in the skills you developed in your second year units. Combined with LSB655 next semester, LSB555 will prepare you for future employment in a clinical diagnostic haematology laboratory.

Unit information

Unit code
LSB555
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School/Discipline
Biomedical Sciences
Study area
Science and mathematics
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 1, 2020 24 February 2020 - 19 June 2020 Gardens Point
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2020: $1,190
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2020: $4,644
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2020: $5,328
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
LQB490 and LQB387
Assumed knowledge
Completion of 4 semesters of the course is assumed knowledge.

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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