BIM203 Blood Banking and Transfusion Sciences

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BIM203 Blood Banking and Transfusion Sciences


In this course you will study blood group antigen and antibody systems, their interactions and how they relate to the clinical practice of blood transfusion. Building on your knowledge of haematology, you will learn the theory and develop competencies in laboratory techniques including the ABO, Rh and other blood group systems; donor screening, blood collection, preparation and use; blood grouping, antibody screening, cross-matching; problems associated with pregnancy; the risk and benefits of transfusions, strategies to investigate adverse effects of transfusions and tissue-typing.

Other information

LFS112 and MLS110 and enrolled in Program SC211, SC355 or SC357
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 3
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

BIM203 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 133KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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