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Diagnostic Instrumentation Advanced - VETS9054

This Unit of Study focuses on laboratory instrumentation used in veterinary practice as well as in a commercial laboratory practice. Students will be exposed to in-depth theory and practice of a wide range of diagnostic techniques and procedures. There will be a greater emphasis on quality control and assurance for laboratory results. Statistical analysis of results and establishment of reference intervals will be an important component of this UoS. At the end of this Unit of Study, students will: Effectively operate common and advanced laboratory instrumentation; Know safety requirements for handling and processing biological specimens; Have advanced understanding aspects of quality control and assurance in relation to laboratory results; Understand the statistical evaluation of laboratory results; Be able to develop reference intervals for a range of biochemical and haematological tests; Know in-depth the theory behind common and advanced diagnostic laboratory techniques; Communicate effectively to colleagues results of laboratory tests.

Classes
Supervision

Assessment
5,000 word assessment and oral presentations or equivalent.

Textbooks
Kaneko JJ. Harvey JW. Bruss ML. eds. Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. 5th edn. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.1997 ISBN 0-12-396305-2

Additional information
Students must have current registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board, Australia and must be admitted into a UVTH residency training program.

Pre-requisites

VETS9050 and VETS9051 and VETS9052

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Mark Krockenberger
HECS Band: 3
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