HBIO303P - Medical Laboratory Technology 5A, Hematolgy and Haemostasis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 3 hours HJELPEMIDD

Course content

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

Learning outcome

Upon passed exam the student can:
- describe blood cell morphology
- Describe normal hemostasis
- perform and explain analytical methods and principles, manual and automated, which is used in diagnostic laboratories in hematology
- explain the main blood cell 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

Expected total work load: 200 hours. Lectures 24 hours. Laboratory course 40 hours (6 laboratory exercises) and a task Team Based Learning (TBL). Self study: 136 hours.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Mandatory Requirements: Completed and approved laboratory course is required in order to sit for the exam

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 students enrolled in Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, NTNU, Trondheim. Exam in HBIO104P Medical laboratory technology 1 must be passed in order to start with this topic.

Course materials

Rodak: Hematology; Clinical Principles and Applications

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BI101714 7.0 01.09.2019
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Version: A
Credits:  6.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical Technology
  • Medical laboratory technology
  • Medicine, Health and Social Studies.
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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