C-VP.2 Clinical Pathology - Laboratory Diagnostics

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At the end of the module, candidates should be able to:

  • Thoroughly understand the pathophysiological basis of changes in laboratory test results
  • Show thorough familiarity with the interpretation of laboratory test results in relation to other test results and the clinical condition
  • Review and constructively criticise current literature on the specialty, to enable them to determine the relevance to their current practice
  • Utilise their understanding of evidence based medicine and decision analysis to develop practical diagnostic protocols for their patients
  • Recognise when a case is truly unusual and become familiar with information resources available to enable them to deal with such cases
  • Recognise when a case is beyond their personal or practice capabilities for continued testing and monitoring


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