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Course Description

NameCell Morphology
Credits5 ects
Objectivescan explain the most common causes of leukopenia and leukocytosis
can explain what is meant by anemia and the most common blood malignancies
understand the mechanisms and classifications of hematological diseases
understand laboratory tests related to the diagnosis of hematological diseases
distinguishes between normal and abnormal hematological laboratory results
is able to identify findings that deviate from the normal cell morphology of a blood smear in various malignant blood diseases
recognize laboratory results consistent with leukemia and other white blood cell disorders
is able to evaluate the obtained laboratory results and the factors influencing the reliability of the results at different stages of clinical laboratory work
is able to apply the principles of quality management and occupational and patient safety in their work
is able to apply the laboratory research process when performing clinical hematology examinations
know national and international sources of information in the field
Contentthe most common causes of leukopenia and leukocytosis
the most common diseases of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets
laboratory diagnostics related to blood diseases
classification of major blood diseases
microscopy and cell morphology of anemias and malignant blood diseases
perform basic hematological laboratory testing and assess laboratory data
Biomedical Laboratory Scientists participation in bone marrow sampling and bone marrow sample preparation
Requirementsparticipation in key lectures, completion of assignments, independent study, practical exercise, exam
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
PrerequisitesClinical Hematology, Laboratory sampling and quality, Natural Scientific Knowledge and Skill in Biomedical laboratory
Other Considerations100% participation in exercises
ContactKolehmainen Sanna


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