Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 4310

Clinical Chemistry II


Primary Instructor:  EsaniCredit Hours:  3

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) discuss the interrelated human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) describe 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) 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:  CLLS 3514 Clinical Chemistry I
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45
Syllabus:  Available here.

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