Biomedical laboratory Science

The aim of the curriculum is to prepare biomedical laboratory scientists that would perform successfully in all the fields of medical laboratories and have the ability for professional self-development. The biomedical laboratory scientist performs quality laboratory tests, including patient/client preparation for testing, assures patient personal and environmental safety during the performance, as well as quality of laboratory work. In addition to reliable analyses, the biomedical laboratory scientist actively communicates with people and gives advice to employees in the teams of medical institutions.

The duration of studies is 3.5 years (210 ECTS). The curriculum consists of thirteen basic modules:

 

  • professional and personal development
  • anatomy-physiology
  • chemistry and basics of laboratory work
  • working environment in the laboratory
  • study of diseases
  • microbiology
  • immunology
  • pathology
  • clinical chemistry
  • haematology
  • pharmacology and toxicology
  • cell biology, basics of molecular diagnostics and genetics
  • public health

Head of Radiography and Biomedical Laboratory Science Department: Zinaida Läänelaid siinalaanelaid(at)nooruse.ee