Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5320

Laboratory Management


Primary Instructor:  WalkerCredit Hours:  3

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) categorize the principles, practices, and applications of laboratory utilization, critical pathways, and clinical decision making using graduate-level case studies; 2) analyze the application of laws, regulations, and standards in laboratory practice; 3) apply the principles and applications of budgeting and marketing laboratory services; 4) describe reimbursement and payment principles, including CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) and ICD9 (International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition) coding; 5) formulate the evaluation and implementation of laboratory information systems; and 6) analyze the role of a clinical laboratory scientist as a technologist and/or supervisor in gaining initial accreditation and maintaining accreditation of a clinical laboratory. Students will work with clinical laboratory supervisors. (30 lecture hours and 60 clinical lab hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  CLLS 4312 Management Skills in CLS or its equivalent.
Note:  Offered All Terms
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30
Lab Hours:  60
Syllabus:  Available here.

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