This module is intended to review and bring to a more advanced level, the study of haematology. The learner will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of a variety of haematological disorders and diagnostic techniques for the investigation and monitoring of same. The learner will critically analyse, interpret and communicate scientific information at a level required to practice as a medical scientist.
Describe and critically evaluate the role of the haematology laboratory in the context of patient care.
Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the production and normal physiology of haematopoietic cells as well as normal haemostasis.
Discuss the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of a variety of haematological disorders.
Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the diagnostic tools used in the haematology laboratory.
Competently perform a range of laboratory procedures appropriate to professional practice with due regard for quality and safety.
Critically analyse, interpret and communicate results as appropriate for a clinical setting and advise on further testing as appropriate.
Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the principles of quality assurance and regulation in the haematology laboratory.