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MLS 402. Clinical Chemistry

Credits: 1-11
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Description: Identification and quantitation of specific chemical substances in blood and body fluids by various analytical techniques; clinical correlation with disease states; principles of instrumentation; quality control; data processing; toxicology.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Special course fee TBD., Special Course Fee

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Perform and interpret normal and abnormal clinical chemistry tests using appropriate manual procedures, instrumentation, standards, controls and computer applications during pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases.
2. Recognize unexpected clinical chemistry test results and instrument malfunction and take appropriate action to correct and validate.
3. Correlate clinical chemistry laboratory test results to disease processes and determine related physiology.
4. Evaluate quality control values and recommend necessary actions.
5. Apply critical thinking skills to solve case studies.

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