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Practical Skills

To enable students to safely carry out a range of generic laboratory or workplace tasks appropriately and, where applicable, accurately.

Course Code CDPS502
Level 5
Credits 15


  • Perform correct protocols and procedures for specimen transport, handling, and sampling.
  • Perform safe use and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Complete basic laboratory calculations accurately.
  • Outline a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and its uses.