Course Title: Perform chemical pathology tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5388 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Title: Perform chemical pathology tests

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 130

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BIOL5249C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

BIOL5249C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Rauha Quazi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4277

Course Contact Email: rauha.quazi@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge to perform tests and procedures associated with the detection and monitoring of tissue and bodily fluid responses to normal physiological processes and disease through the identification and quantifying of chemical components. It covers tests and procedures that are usually associated with the discipline of clinical biochemistry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MSL974021  Perform biological procedures



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975037 Perform chemical pathology tests

Elements:

1. Process samples and associated request forms

2. Perform tests

3. Maintain laboratory records


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include

reports

knowledge tests

observation of laboratory skills

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