HBIO3013 - Medical Laboratory Technology 5, Exchange


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content

Blood diseases and haemostasis disturbances. Manual and automatic counting and evaluation of blood cells. Manual and automatic investigation of hemostasis. Investigation of normal and pathological blood-smears. Quality assurance of analysis. Preanalytical factors which may affect the results of analysis in hematology and hemostasis.

Learning outcome

The student can: - Explain blood cell morphology - Describe normal hemostasis perform and explain the different methods and principles, manually and automated, which is used in diagnostic laboratories in the Field of hematology explain the main blood disorders and defects in haemostasis - Evaluate and interpret the results of analyzes of normal and pathological blood samples in hematology and hemostasis -explain important preanalytical factors in hematology and hemostasis

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Laboratory course consisting of 6 laboratory exercises. Team Based Learning (TBL). Written Works: Written assignment within the topic of hematology.

Compulsory assignments

  • Laboratory course
  • Written assignment

Further on evaluation

Written exam is assessed by letter grade. Mandatory requirements: Completed and approved laboratory course is required to take the written exam. Completed and approved written assignment is required to get a grade.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Medical laboratory technology (MTBIO)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for exchange students at IBF, NTNU, after agreement with IBF.

Course materials

Litterature will be given at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  9.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical laboratory technology
  • Medicine
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science



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