Mar 21, 2018  
Fall 2017 Catalog 
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ML 123 - Lab for ML 122

Credit Hours: 1.5

This course stresses laboratory procedures designed to encourage development of basic laboratory skills in the use of laboratory glassware and pipets, the preparation of solutions and reagents, the use of balances and the spectrophotometer. The student will perform routine colorimetric determination and will report results in writing and by computer according to established procedures.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • properly use an analytical balance;
  • prepare chemical solutions;
  • learn the principles of spectrophotometry;
  • prepare graphs and a standard curve from photometer analysis of standard solutions;
  • run and measure calcium in serum samples;
  • measure creatinine in serum samples;
  • measure AST using a UV spectrophotometer;
  • apply quality control methods in laboratory testing procedures;
  • explain the basic principles of automated analysis; and
  • use laboratory safety guidelines in performance of test procedures.

Prerequisites: ML 112
Corequisites: ML 122
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