This is for the 4th year medical students, 2 credits including lecture and practice. The lectures emphasize the basic concept of laboratory diagnosis and its clinical correlation, which cover the fields of clinical biochemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical microscopy, electrocardiology, lung functions and hematology. The practices request the students to do bacterial staining, urinalysis, ECG examination, punctate tests and hematology examinations etc. The curriculum course is overall 58 hours.
Practice in Laboratory Medicine and Anatomical Pathology
This is the elective program for the 6th year medical students, 6 credits including each 3 weeks study period in Department of Laboratory Medicine and Anatomical Pathology. For the courses in laboratory medicine, students are required to rotate in department sections of Biochemistry, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Cytology and Clinical Microscopy, Hematology and Serology. In addition to lecture notes, students can learn from the onsite laboratory procedures of routine works. The staffs of laboratory medicine also participate in the teaching programs of the School of Medical Technology and the Graduate Institute of Medical Technology of National Taiwan University. Most of the staffs also participate in the teaching programs of the Departments of Internal Medicine or Pediatrics.