Course Title: Perform microscopic examination

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5362 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Perform microscopic examination

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BIOL5228C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Amber Mitton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8053

Course Contact Email: amber.mitton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

This unit of competency covers the ability to set up a light microscope for optimum resolution, to prepare routine samples and to observe, identify and report sample characteristics. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL973007 Perform microscopic examination

Elements:

1 Interpret test requirements

2 Set up work area for preparation and examination of samples

3 Prepare samples for examination

4 Set up and use a light microscope

5 Observe, identify and report sample characteristics

6 Maintain a safe work environment


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Laboratory logbook

practical skills test

written test