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Unit of Study BIOL1006 - Introduction to Medical Science (2025)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    No

  • Enrolment information

      This unit contains laboratory activities that require students to meet mandatory compliance requirements prior to attending. Failure to comply by the compliance deadline may result in failure of the unit. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements. Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

recognise the significance of the various sub-disciplines within medical laboratory science and explain their purposes and differences.

apply mathematical and chemical calculations for practical use in medical science.

describe laboratory safety and regulation procedures, including the basics of quality management in a medical laboratory setting.

select and demonstrate the appropriate pre-analytical and analytical methods used in various applications in the medical science laboratory

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