Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5310

Serology / Blood Bank


Primary Instructor:  WalkerCredit Hours:  3

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) integrate human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) correlate 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) integrate the relationship of accuracy and precision in laboratory work; 5) analyze 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; and 6) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patient’s clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies (45 lecture hours per enrollment period)


Prerequisite:  CLLS 5514 Clinical Chemistry I
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30
Lab Hours:  45
Syllabus:  Available here.

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