Apr 19, 2024  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ML 210 - Clinical Laboratory Procedures

Credit Hours: 1.0

Study of urinalysis and body fluids and an introduction to histological principles and procedures.  Emphasis is placed on laboratory analysis, testing and observation of both hospital and contrived patient samples.  Students use data from case studies to correlate test results with disease states.

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

  • demonstrate ability to analyze normal and abnormal clinical specimens in urinalysis and body fluids;
  • record patient data, evaluate specimen acceptability and analysis;
  • perform the tests with speed and accuracy;
  • accurately report and record test results;
  • maintain routine quality control charts;
  • list normal values of each procedure and demonstrate recognition of these values both by reporting abnormalities to the instructor and by flagging the abnormal values in the patient report; and
  • use data obtained from laboratory analysis, identify patients showing abnormal values and relate to disease states in lab and in case study format

Prerequisites: BI147, BI148
Corequisites: ML215, ML218, ML219
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