BIM203 Blood Banking and Transfusion Sciences | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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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.

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LFS112 and MLS110 and enrolled in Program SC211, SC355 or SC357
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
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Band 2
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3.2: Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
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