HBIOT2030 - Laboratory Medicine


New from the academic year 2022/2023

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

Cell damage/cell death. Inflammation. Circulatory disturbances. Electrolyte- and acid/base disturbances. Hormonal disturbances. Growth disturbances and tumors.

Learning outcome

Upon passing the exam the student should:

  • Have knowledge about and be able to explain biological and cellular processes upon cell damage/cell death, inflammation, circulatory disturbances, electrolyte- and acid/base disturbances, hormonal disturbances, growth disturbances and tumors.
  • Have knowledge about and be able to explain how normal and disturbed processes in the body can be monitored in body fluids, cells and tissue.

Learning methods and activities

Total expected work load: 230 hours. Problem based learning (PBL) in groups of about 8 students. Lectures 36 hours: 5 hours. Team based Learning (TBL): 15 hours. Self study: 172 hours.

Compulsory assignments

  • PBL og TBL

Further on evaluation

The candidate must have approved compulsory assignments in order to sit for the exam. Compulsory assignments consists of: Participation in weekly group work (PBL), participation in weekly seminars / group exercises (TBL). New/re-sit exam: November/December. For applications for credits, approval and integration of courses from previous years or other institutions' equivalent education, each application will be evaluated individually. A reduction of credits (studiepoengsreduksjon) might apply if the candidate has passed exams in overlapping courses

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biomedical Laboratory Science (BBIOING)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the course requires admission to the study program Bachelor i Bioingeniørfag. Other students may be admitted depending on course capacity.

Course materials

Recommended books: Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, Elsevier Tietz, W.B.: Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, Saunders Company. Alberts et al: Essential Cell Biology, Garland Publishing inc. Mecsei, R.: Clinical Cytology. Kompendium. Tapir kompendieforlag

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HBIO3002 8.0 AUTUMN 2022
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical laboratory technology
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-09-27 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL311 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 45
SL274 Sluppenvegen 14 6
SL355 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Autumn UTS School exam 100/100 E 2022-12-20 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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