Advances in Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics


This module will build on students knowledge of the analytical methods, technologies and platforms in routine use in clinical laboratories. Students will study emerging trends in technologies and their application in the clinical setting.   

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the theory and use of the main analytical technologies employed within clinical laboratories.

  2. Present detailed discussions on emerging trends in laboratory diagnostics including robotics, near patient and self-testing.

  3. Appraise current and recent advances in analytical methods for clinical laboratory and research centres.

  4. Critically review analytical method evaluation.

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