This unit is designed to introduce students to the various disciplines that a graduate medical scientist may experience within the laboratory environment and to prepare students for future success within the course. Students will develop an understanding as to the role of a medical scientist in relation to the diagnosis of disease, quality assurance, accreditation and professionalism. Students will learn both the skills and safety requirements by performing a range of basic laboratory tests that are used in a diagnostic laboratory. This unit also has a site visit to a diagnostic laboratory to allow
further familiarisation with the laboratory environment.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - LINNE & RINGSRUD'S CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE 8TH EDITION