Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught online/distance.
The content for the three theory subjects will be delivered via:
The on-line facilitator is available online on Thursday (allocated class day, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm EAST) to respond to emails and check discussion postings and monitor progress on discussion threads. The on-line facilitator is also contactable at other times by email. Appointments for telephone discussions need to be made prior.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Distance (online) |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours per 12.5 credit point subject.
It is advisable to allocate at least 7 hours per week to study. This includes reading the distance learning packages and watching the videos as well as completing activities, answering questions posted and participating in the weekly discussions. It is recommended that you read widely on the topic of Transfusion Practice / Medicine - the book of readings will assist however this is not an exhaustive list. This course is delivered entirely online so you will need to organise your time accordingly.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in GC-TRNSPRC. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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Program Coordinator - Julie Mattingley
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This subject covers a broad range of quality topics associated with transfusion medicine including; systems, principles and issues. The purpose of this subject is to provide the student with an understanding of quality policies and the clinical risk management issues relating to blood and blood products from collection to post transfusion management.
Topics covered include: haemovigilance and its importance, consent issues associated with the transfusion of blood and blood products, an understanding of the function of quality systems, risk management, traceability and recall, practical skills in relation to auditing, data analysis, change management and process facilitation skills, and the principles of blood product handling and transfusion reaction reporting and management.
At the completion of the subject, students should;
For more information please refer to the recommended & suggested readings provided by individual authors for each of the topics in the Quality within Transfusion Practice subject
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Graduate Certificate in Transfusion Practice |
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