Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description

 


CLLS 6351

Pathophysiology

 

Primary Instructor:  SalazarCredit Hours:  3
Description:

he student will be given the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the clinical laboratory scientist's role as a health professional in a variety of learning experiences, including seminars, lectures, and panel discussions. Included in this course are review and practice examinations as well as a comprehensive battery of examinations encompassing four knowledge areas. The student's performance in the seminar, as well as on the battery of examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis. Each knowledge area on the comprehensive battery of examinations must be passed with a grade of "C" or above to be classified as passing on a Pass/Fail basis. (15 seminar hours and 12 optional conference or review hours per enrollment period)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.

 

Prerequisite:  
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45
Syllabus:  Available here.

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