Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5417

Hematology and Coagulation I


Primary Instructor:  ThierryCredit Hours:  4

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) successfully perform both venipuncture and capillary puncture; 2) correlate errors or problems of the venipuncture and capillary puncture with erroneous hematologic/coagulation test results; 3) recognize and correlate significant features and processes related to formation, function, and morphology of the blood’s normal cellular elements; 4) recognize and correlate the basic components of coagulation/hemostasis, including their source, basic structure, and function; 5) accurately perform basic hematologic/coagulation test procedures and calculations; 6) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patient’s clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies; and 7) utilize routine quality assurance guides to identify abnormal hematologic results and correlate these with potential causes or sources of error. (38 lecture hours and 68 lab hours per enrollment period)


Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $20.00
Lecture Hours:  38
Lab Hours:  68
Syllabus:  Available here.

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