University of Technology Sydney

91192 Advanced Haematology and Pathology Diagnosis

6cp; 2hpw, Online lecture/self-paced learning 2hpw, Online practical
Requisite(s): 91500 Histology AND 91563 Haematology
Anti-requisite(s): 91129 Transfusion Science AND 91177 Haematological Diagnostics


Detection of diseases affecting haematological or organ systems is very important work that is performed by scientists in pathology laboratories. In this subject, students learn about the pathophysiology of these diseases and develop a capacity to diagnose by differentiating between normal and diseased tissue. Students apply leading industry practices, including high-level analysis of tissues and cells using a variety of microscopy approaches. Learning in this subject encompasses advanced haematology and advanced anatomical pathology, using state-of-the-art digital image analysis to produce accurate and fast diagnostic results. Students acquire valuable professional digital skills that can be applied to the wider sector. Content is delivered by experts in the field through interactive workshops and online learning.

In this subject, students learn advanced digital skills, demonstrate diagnostic skills in line with modern laboratory practices, and professional skills needed for the workforce, such as time management and communication.

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