Aim of this module
This module will provide the trainee with an introduction to the immune system and immune responses. They will understand the organisation and delivery of a clinical immunology laboratory service. In the work-based module they will be expected to apply this knowledge as they learn to perform some common methods used in clinical immunology and gain an understanding of the interpretation of patient results in a variety of clinical settings.
|Number||Work-based learning outcome||Title||Knowledge|
Identify the most appropriate test for at least two example clinical presentations.
Receive, label and store of a wide range of immunological specimens.
Select and apply appropriate control materials.
Use automated methods, techniques and instrumentation to include at least four of the following:
Interpret laboratory data in light of clinical details on patients with common disorders where the immune system is dysfunctional, including at least two of the following:
Produce basic interpretative reports on immunological investigations.
Control infection risks in accordance with departmental protocols.
Minimise risks and hazards in compliance with health and safety policies.
|You must complete|
|1 Case-based discussion(s)|
|1 of the following DOPS / OCEs|
|Receive label and store a selection of immunological specimens||DOPS|
|Perform laboratory techniques used in clinical immunology||DOPS|
|Demonstrate the ability to use laboratory IT systems for handling processing and storage of patient data||DOPS|
The academic parts of this module will be detailed and communicated to you by your university. Please contact them if you have questions regarding this module and its assessments. The module titles in your MSc may not be exactly identical to the work-based modules shown in the e-portfolio. Your modules will be aligned, however, to ensure that your academic and work-based learning are complimentary.