Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description

 


CLLS 3310

Serology / Blood Bank

 

Primary Instructor:  WalkerCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) application of the theoretical concepts of immunological techniques to the evaluation of specific methodologies; 2) application of the theoretical concepts of immunological techniques to evaluate the results obtained when testing patient samples and determine whether these results can be safely reported; 3) use of the theoretical concepts of immunological techniques to determine what steps need to be taken in resolving technical problems with a test; 4) determine what the presence of a specific antigen or antibody indicates about the patient's current status related to a specific disease; 5) apply knowledge of the antigen and antibody characteristics of blood group systems in procedures to detect and identify them; 6) utilize the principles of donor selection, compatibility testing, and component preparation to select appropriate donors, determine donor/recipient compatibility, and appropriately prepare and handle components; and 7) perform immunohematological techniques and determine whether the results can be reported.

 

Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30
 
Lab Hours:  45
Syllabus:  Available here.

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