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MLS 405. Clinical Immunohematology

Credits: 1-6
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Description: Blood group systems, principles and procedures for antibody detection and identification; donor blood collection; preservation; processing; component therapy; transfusion reaction evaluation; Rh immune globulin; quality control.
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 Blood Banking tests using appropriate manual procedures, instrumentation, standards, controls and computer applications during pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases.
2. Recognize unexpected test results and instrument malfunction and take appropriate action to correct and validate.
3. Correlate 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.
6. Interview and test blood donors.
7. Recommend proper use of blood components.
8. Apply safety standards and government regulations to all procedures.

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