Learning outcomes tested in this assignment On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Understand the abnormal disease processes responsible for the development of immunological diseases, their diagnosis and treatment.
2. Understand the abnormal disease processes responsible for the development of several haematological conditions, their diagnosis and treatment, in addition to knowledge of blood groups systems (groups other than ABO and Rh), and use of blood products.
3. Understand the principles and problems of transfusion and transplantation
4. Understand the principles of a variety of analytical assays used in the fields of Immunology, Haematology and Transfusion/Transplantation
5. Develop skills to interpret and handle data from diagnostic techniques which are used to facilitate patient diagnosis.

Assignment task instructions Prepare a case study in the format of a poster on lymphoma.
The marking criteria for the student’s report are as follows:
-fulfilment of the requirements of the assignment task (including adherence to any word page length specified);
-evidence of reading around the subject at the appropriate level, (predominantly papers), with correct and complete citation and referencing of sources using Harvard Referencing;
-demonstrating appropriate relevance and understanding of recent research pertaining to chosen report and ability to convey information in a succinct manner;
-evidence of critical thinking and evaluation of sources of information; delivery of a clear, well-structured, visually appealing poster;
-standard and style of written English, grammar, spelling, punctuation and use of appropriate scientific terminology.
Format and structure of the submission Maximum word limit is 600 words excluding the reference list, figure and table captions. The poster should be produced digitally for e.g. using PowerPoint or other similar software. Students are advised to use sub-headings to structure their poster. All sources of information and images should be cited using the Harvard Referencing format or Vancouver format