n Medical Technology SA - The development and integration of molecular genetic and cytogenetic modules in the Biomedical Technology curriculum

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5528



The emerging diagnostic field of molecular genetics demands for appropriately and adequately trained medical technologists. The proposal for the inclusion of genetic and cytogenetic modules in the National Diploma and B.Tech Degree programmes has widely been accepted last year. This positive response lead to the development of these modules, but the integration of the proposed modules in the existing diploma programme remains challenging. Various factors will determine whether all or only some of the proposed modules will be accepted and integrated.

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