Clinical Laboratory Sciences Continuing Education Opportunities


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Advanced Clinical Chemistry

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Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Offers Continuing Education
in Clinical Chemistry

Description:The applicant will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) discuss the interrelated human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) describe the principles and significance of clinical chemistry laboratory procedures employed in patient evaluation; 3) utilize quality control techniques in evaluating the validity and reliability of laboratory data; 4) describe the relationship of accuracy and precision in laboratory work; and 5) discuss the principles of mathematical calculations and laboratory instruments as applied to electrolytes and acid/base physiology, therapeutic drug monitoring, toxicology, hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal cortical and medullary, reproductive and thyroid endocrinology, parathyroid glands and calcium/phosphate metabolism, gastrointestinal and pancreatic function, nutritional assessment, and advanced methods evaluation.
Prerequisites:MLT/MT standing OR permission of the instructor
     - AND -
General Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Basic Clinical Chemistry.
Contact Hours:The applicant may earn 45 continuing education contact hours. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, is an approved provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences through the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program.
Fifteen two-hour and fifteen one-hour, on-line lessons will be offered over the fall semester of each year.
Fee:$ 750
Presenter:The presenter, Muneeza Esani, MHA, MT (ASCP), is an assistant professor in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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