Basic Clinical Biochemistry
Basic Clinical Biochemistry 2023-24
Ysgol Gwyddorau Meddygol ac Iechyd
Modiwl - Semester 1
Investigations on blood and other biological materials to aid the diagnosis of metabolic diseases, and monitoring of therapy. Topics to include Diabetes, Liver function and Clinical Endocrinology.
-threshold -Category D (40%-49%):A threshold student should have a basic knowledge of the essential facts and key concepts of Clinical Biochemistry presented in this module. Written answers should demonstrate an ability to organise relevant lecture material into a coherent argument. Answers may reveal knowledge gaps and errors.
-good -Category B (60%-69%):A good student should have a thorough factual knowledge across all aspects of the module, and be able to detail examples where appropriate. Written answers should demonstrate an ability to synthesise lecture material. Limited evidence of background reading.
-excellent -Category A (70%-100%):Written answers should have an extremely high standard of presentation, structure and clarity with a very well argued and coverage of accurate and relevant information from lecture notes and significant background reading.Evidence of wider reading & critical thinking is required for A+ and A* marks.
-another level-Category C (50%-59%):A less engaged student would have a correct knowledge of clinical biochemistry, but answers lack context and detail. Written answers should demonstrate an ability to organise relevant lecture material into a coherent argument.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic laboratory investigations used in diagnostic clinical biochemistry
- Explain the theory and consider the practical aspects of clinical biochemistry
- Understand the principles of the most frequently used pathology laboratory tests used in clinical biochemistry and their diagnostic significance
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)
End of module MCQ exam
Case study coursework