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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ML 215 - Lab for ML 214

Credit Hours: 1.0

Laboratory exercises include routine hematological testing on hospital obtained and micro-collection specimens. Special testing procedures may be performed. Automated counting devices, PC data entry and basic case studies are introduced. Students must report results properly, recognize reference intervals and relate fundamental clinical significance. Affective evaluations must be satisfactory.

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

  • perform all routine and special procedures with maximum accuracy and integrity;
  • report results in a concise and timely manner using appropriate units and hospital formats;
  • recognize the importance of laboratory results and the role of the lab in health care delivery;
  • state the normal values for routine and special procedures performed;
  • identify the sources of error in all procedures and indicate appropriate corrective actions required;
  • use internal check systems and quality control to monitor equipment, procedure and recognize erroneous results;
  • prepare and critically examine the stained blood film and perform cell morphology and CBC differential;
  • perform all calculations correctly and recognize erroneous results;
  • recognize abnormal results and flag with an asterisk;
  • properly log in all blood samples and enter data into the computer;
  • perform all procedures following established safety regulations and precautions;
  • relate the principle of all test procedures and instrumentation methods;
  • maintain work area, reports, supplies, microscope and personal self in a neat, clean and orderly state;
  • follow directions as given and come prepared for lab exercises;
  • be punctual to class and work cooperatively with classmates; and
  • manage time effectively and organize workloads.

Prerequisites: ML 122, ML 123, ML 124, BI 147, BI 148
Corequisites: ML 214
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