Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5182 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Contact: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4287

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the ability of technical personnel to perform routine tests and procedures that are part of the requirements of pre- and post-blood transfusion practice. The unit also covers tests and procedures that are indicated in laboratory investigations in obstetric and perinatal medicine, in suspected haemolysis and haemolytic episodes and in other clinical circumstances.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

PMLTEST407A - Perform biological procedures.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PMLTEST509B Perform immunohaematological tests


Issue blood and blood products

Maintain a safe environment

Maintain laboratory records

Perform tests

Process samples and associated request forms

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course typically consist of:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Exam