Master Degree in Clinical and Chemical Pathology Degree
Program on which the course is given: Master in Clinical and Chemical Pathology
Department offering the program: Clinical and Chemical Pathology Department
Department offering the course: Clinical and Chemical Pathology Department
Course code: CCP 822 H
Element of the program (Compulsory/Elective): Compulsory course
Academic year: 2018-2019
Date of approval: October 2018 Revised 9/2019
Credit points: 5 Credit points
Course duration: 16 weeks
Teaching hours: 105
Program Director: Prof. Hoda Abd Elghany
Program Coordinators: Prof. Mervat Korshied
I. AIM OF COURSE
By the end of the course, the candidate will be competent in essential skills and knowledge needed for optimum processing of clinical samples with excellent interpretation and correlation of hematological test results with the clinical situation of the patient.
II. INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES
A. Knowledge and understanding: By the end of the course the candidate should be able to;
i) Acquire scientific knowledge that will help in dealing with patient with different hematological problems.
ii) Recognize urgent hematological problems.
iii) List different types of anemia.
iv) List acute and chronic leukemias.
v) Define myeloproliferative disorders.
vi) Define myelodysplastic syndromes.
vii) Tabulate research results.
viii) Acquire essential knowledge of specialist areas within hematology.
ix) Describe flowcytometry principles and applications
B. Intellectual skills: By the end of the course the candidate should be able to;
i) Analyze laboratory results.
ii) Think critically and use the problem solving techniques while dealing with different disease.
iii) Predict the initial management of common anemia, acute and chronic leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma.
iv) Write bone marrow report.
v) Differentiate between diseases having the same presentations.
vi) Recommend laboratory tests to reach diagnosis of hematological disorders.
C. Professional and practical skills: By the end of the course the candidates should be able to;
i) Operate different hematology lab instruments.
ii) Conduct laboratory work-up to identify different hematological disorders
iii) Perform bone marrow aspirate and biopsy properly.
iv) Write bone marrow report.
v) Diagnose malignant hematological disorders, red cell abnormalities & malaria parasite.
vi) Apply flowcytometry techniques.
vii) Practice aseptic techniques and other laboratory safety measures.
D. General and transferable skills: By the end of the course the candidates should be able to;
i) Apply leadership and teamwork skills required to implement laboratory policies.
ii) Lead and participate in multidisciplinary and scientific meetings.
iii) Communicate effectively orally and in writing
iv) Demonstrate competent use of information technology
v) Contribute to the continuous development and training of laboratory staff, through mentoring, supervision and appraisal.
vi) Expand and enhance their own knowledge and abilities through adopting life-long learning practices.