Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 5314

Adv Chem Tox


Primary Instructor:  SalazarCredit Hours:  3

This course is designed to familiarize students correlating clinical chemistry and toxicology laboratory results to patient outcomes, associating sensitivity and specificity with laboratory methodologies, and clinician test orders. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate an investigatory and analytical thinking approach to clinical situations, including: 1) Development of reasonable and complete differential diagnoses for Chemistry/Toxicology cases based on the available clinical information, laboratory tests, and current published information; 2) Discussion of pathophysiology of various diseases, drug metabolites, and metabolic disorders in the light of discussion of Chemistry/Toxicology assays performed; 3)Performing literature search and review to find relevant scientific references to aid in the workup of Chemistry/ Toxicology cases (computer-based searches). Obtaining information about their patient population and computer searches of selected diseases.


Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Syllabus:  Not currently available.

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