PATH5175 Clinical Microbiology Practicum
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This practicum provides an opportunity for students to develop hands-on laboratory skills in a clinical microbiology laboratory. It is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the practical knowledge and technical skills to conduct routine testing and produce clinical test reports to the standard required in the clinical setting.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate the practical knowledge and technical skills required to conduct routine testing in a clinical microbiology laboratory; (2) describe the work flow in a clinical microbiology laboratory; and (3) apply analytical and technical skills to develop clinical reports of the standard required in a clinical microbiology laboratory.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) seminars; (2) practical examinations; and (3) an e-portfolio. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Clayton Fragall
- Unit rules
- MICR5829 Foundations of Infectious Diseases
PATH5172 Advanced Clinical Microbiology
- Contact hours
- Practicum placement of 3-4 weeks full time
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.