Apr 01, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
    
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ML 222 - Clinical Analysis IV


Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the study of carbohydrates, lipids, enzymes, renal and liver function testing. Emphasis will be placed on methods of analysis and clinical significance. Clinical laboratory rotation assignments must be completed.

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

  • recognize the structures of clinically significant carbohydrates and lipids;
  • discuss the digestion, absorption, metabolism, and hormone regulation of carbohydrates and lipids in the body;
  • explain the metabolic changes of the disease diabetes mellitus and discuss the lab procedures utilized for its diagnosis and to monitor treatment;
  • detail the clinical significance, specimen precautions, and methods of analysis for the determination of glucose, triglycerides, cholesterol, HDLC, and LDLC in blood;
  • discuss specimen precautions, clinical significance, and methods of analysis for the enzymes and isoenzymes commonly analyzed in the clinical lab;
  • detail and compare the clinical significance of markers utilized for the diagnosis and evaluation of cardiac disorders;
  • discuss specimen precautions, clinical significance, and methods of analysis for those tests used to evaluate renal function; and
  • discuss specimen precautions, clinical significance, and methods of analysis for those laboratory tests used to evaluate liver function.


Prerequisites: ML 122, ML 123, ML 124, ML 126 ML 212, ML 213, BI 147, BI 148
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