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CLS Course Descriptions

CLLS 3200  Basic Methods and Introduction to Lab OperationsCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will have the opportunity to: 1) describe correctly techniques and procedures for collecting blood samples; 2) perform successful blood collection by venipuncture and fingerstick; 3) implement appropriate techniques for handling and storage of various types of samples; 4) explain and comply with general laboratory safety practices; 5) describe and appropriately perform basic microscopy, spectrometry, pipetting, and calibration techniques; 6) discuss the role of the clinical laboratory scientist within the divisions of the clinical laboratory; and 7) observe the inter-relationship of clinical laboratory scientists within divisions of the clinical laboratory and health care.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $15.00
Lecture Hours:  12

Lab Hours:  22


CLLS 3228  Professional Education MethodsCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate application in the presentation of health care continuing education and in-service of: 1) methods to access and analyze the health care professional's needs; 2) construction of learner and content appropriate objectives; and 3) evaluation techniques appropriate to the course material presented.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 3229  ParasitologyCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to recognize identifying characteristics of the animal parasites of humans; 2) a knowledge of the pathology provoked in humans by parasitic infections; 3) an understanding of the life cycles of animal parasites of humans; and 4) skills in the selection and performance of methods for detection, isolation and identification methods of parasitic organisms.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  .
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 3231  Urinalysis and Body FluidsCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) knowledge of the physiological conditions under which normal and abnormal urine components are formed; and 2) the physical, chemical, and microscopic properties of urine and body fluids in both normal and pathologic conditions.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $10.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 3307  Molecular BiologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

This course is designed to offer the student an introduction to the basic concepts of Molecular Biology and principles of Genetics, as well as a presentation of the methods, underlying concepts and applications of recombinant DNA technology. The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) familiarize themselves with many of the basic concepts of Molecular Biology, including, but not limited to, DNA replication, transcription, translation, DNA damage and repair as well as mutagenesis and genetic exchange; 2) perform experiments which will follow a typical course of research, including cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA isolation, identification, sequencing, as well as mammalian tissue culture techniques and protein expression and purification; 3) perform a number of clinically relevant procedures including isolation of human chromosomal DNA and analysis of DNA, utilizing techniques such as nucleic acid transfer, hybridization, PCR analysis, and DNA fingerprinting; and 4) perform accurately all routine procedures utilized during the course, by completion of the unit in which they are presented, as well as describe laboratory induced errors for each type of procedure.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3414 Biochemistry
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  60


CLLS 3310  Serology / Blood BankCredit 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


CLLS 3320  Intermediate Case StudiesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) apply the problem solving and analysis skills to patient simulations incorporating data from the four major content areas; 2) identify potential legal and ethical problems presented by the case; and 3) determine appropriate course(s) of action to be taken in the case in order to provide optimal patient care.
Prerequisite:  Clinical Chemistry I and 2 semesters of Heme and Micro., or approval of the Department Chair and Instructor of course
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Conference, Discussion or Seminar Hours:  


CLLS 3329  ParasitologyCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to select and perform of appropriate techniques for the detection of human parasites; and 2) the ability to identify clinically significant human parasites and associate them with the disease process elicited. (20 lecture hours and 32 lab hours per enrollment period) No prerequisite.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  20

Lab Hours:  32


CLLS 3331  UA, Body Fluids & ParasitologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) knowledge of the physiological conditions under which normal and abnormal urine components are formed; 2) the physical, chemical, and microscopic properties of urine and body fluids in both normal and pathologic conditions; 3) the ability to select and perform appropriate techniques for the detection of human parasites; and 4) the ability to identify clinically significant human parasites and associate them with the disease process elicited.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $10.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 3405  Intermediate Pathogenic MicrobiologyCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) knowledge of medically relevant microorganisms through their cellular and colonial characteristics as well as their basic biochemical reactions; 2) an understanding of the pathogenesis and pathology of infectious diseases in humans; and 3) basic skills in selection and performance of appropriate methods for detection, isolation, and identification of microorganisms.
Prerequisite:  General Microbiology (4 hours)
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  90


CLLS 3414  BiochemistryCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) knowledge of the basic organic concepts utilized in biochemistry; 2) knowledge of the chemistry and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids; 3) knowledge of the interactions of enzymes, hormones, and vitamins as an integral part of the metabolic pathways; and 4) the ability to discuss the metabolic errors in disease states.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  60

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 3417  Hematology and Coagulation ICredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) successfully perform both the venipuncture and capillary puncture; 2) correlate errors or problems of the venipuncture and capillary puncture with erroneous hematologic / coagulation test results; 3) recognize and correlate significant features and processes related to formation, function, and morphology of the blood's normal cellular elements; 4) recognize and correlate of the basic components of coagulation/hemostasis including their source, basic structure and function; 5) accurately perform basic hematologic / coagulation test procedures and calculations; 6) recognize abnormal hematologic / coagulation test results and determine whether the findings are more commonly associated with general disease processes versus hematologic / hemostatic disorders; 7) utilize routine quality assurance guides to identify abnormal hematologic results and correlate these with potential causes or sources of error. The major emphasis of this course will be limited to the basic concepts of hematology and coagulation, the appropriate performance, analysis and trouble shooting of basic techniques, and will have limited content introduction to abnormal findings that suggest the need for specific advanced techniques.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $20.00
Lecture Hours:  38

Lab Hours:  68


CLLS 3514  Clinical Chemistry ICredit Hours:  5
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) an understanding of the interrelationship of human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) the correlation of chemistry laboratory test results to normal and abnormal human physiology; 3) basic spectrophotometry and its relationship to Beer's Law; 4) explain the principles of analytical procedures and pertinent instrumentation involved in basic laboratory procedures; 5) skills in the performance of manual and automated procedures; and 6) quality control techniques in evaluating laboratory data.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3406 Biochemistry or [4 hours Organic Chemistry AND 3 hours Biochemistry]
Lab Fee:  $25.00
Lecture Hours:  60

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 4001  Specialty Research PreceptorshipCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

This course is designed to give students experience in performing work in a specialty and/or research laboratory including but not limited to those in advanced techniques, rural, commercial, and public health laboratories. It will prepare Clinical Laboratory Sciences graduates for pursuing alternate careers such as research scientists in industrial and basic science laboratories. The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) compare and contrast the analytic techniques required in these settings with the more typical laboratory facility; 2) develop advanced techniques which are unique to the type of facility involved; 3) acquire more extensive expertise and knowledge base in an area of special interest to the student; and 4) become familiar with current special techniques which may reflect standard practice in the near future.
Prerequisite:  Completion of related didactic courses and approval of course instructor or departmental chairman
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4018  Clinical Laboratory Science in Global HealthCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

This course is CLS Portion of the GHICC core, anchor course for the Global Health Training Program, and provides an overview of critical issues in understanding global health challenges in contemporary society within an inter-professional learning environment. Topics covered include Public health and epidemiology, Health equity and social determinants of health, Human rights and ethics, the Global health landscape and health care systems, Culturally appropriate health care, Management of complex humanitarian emergencies, Primary care and prevention, Injuries and therapy, Tropical and travel medicine, and Globalization. NOTE: The contact is 15 hours /per semester hour.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4090  Molecular DiagnosticsCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

Not currently available.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4090  UA and Body FluidsCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to broaden his or her understanding of his or her role as clinical laboratory scientist by: 1) participating in a variety of learning experiences including seminars, lectures public speeches and independent study; and 2) demonstrating the ability to gather information on clinical laboratory sciences-related topics and issues, analyze the information, and present findings or conclusions. Such studies may be directly related to clinical laboratory sciences, or they may deal with concepts, issues, and tends in allied health sciences.
Prerequisite:  None
Note:  The course may be repeated for credit when content varies.
Lab Fee:  $10.00
Lecture Hours:  Arranged

Lab Hours:  Arranged


CLLS 4090  Topics in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

Arranged with the instructor.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  .
Lecture Hours:  Arranged

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4090  Methodology EvaluationCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

Not currently available.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4093  Independent Investigative StudiesCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) conduct, under supervision, investigations into topics specific to his or her professional discipline or that deal with topics or problems relating to health care and allied health in general; and 2) complete a report on his or her studies.
Prerequisite:  None
Note:  The course may be repeated for credit when content varies.
Lab Fee:  $2/SCH
Lecture Hours:  Arranged

Lab Hours:  Arranged


CLLS 4107  Seminar in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  1
Description:

The 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.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  


CLLS 4301  Clinical Preceptorship ICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of clinical laboratory sciences. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the student
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4302  Clinical Preceptorship IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of CLLS 4301 Clinical Preceptorship I. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of clinical laboratory sciences. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the student
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4303  Clinical Preceptorship IIICredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of CLLS 4302 Clinical Preceptorship II. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of clinical laboratory sciences. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the student
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4304  Clinical Preceptorship IVCredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of CLLS 4303 Clinical Preceptorship III. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of clinical laboratory sciences. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the student
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4305  Honors Clinical Preceptorship ICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. This Preceptorship will be offered on an accelerated basis, with the student in the Preceptorship at the peak hours. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses, have a CLT degree and approval by the departmental chairman.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4306  Honors Clinical Preceptorship IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of Honors Clinical Preceptorship I. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. This Preceptorship will be offered on an accelerated basis, with the student in the Preceptorship at the peak hours. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses, have a CLT degree and approval by the departmental chairman.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4307  Honors Clinical Preceptorship IIICredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of Honors Clinical Preceptorship II. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. This Preceptorship will be offered on an accelerated basis, with the student in the Preceptorship at the peak hours. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses, have a CLT degree and approval by the departmental chairman.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4308  Honors Clinical Preceptorship IVCredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of Honors Clinical Preceptorship III. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. This Preceptorship will be offered on an accelerated basis, with the student in the Preceptorship at the peak hours. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses, have a CLT degree and approval by the departmental chairman.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 4309  Clinical Laboratory Science SeminarCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to develop a broader application of the clinical laboratory scientist's role as a health professional in a variety of learning experiences, including seminars, lectures, practices quizzes, and discussions in the seven knowledge areas (hematology, blood bank, clinical chemistry, microbiology, laboratory operations, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids). Included in this course are review and practice examinations as well as a comprehensive battery of examinations encompassing seven 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. (45 hours of seminar, conference, and discussion during the enrollment period.)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  


CLLS 4310  Clinical Chemistry IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

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

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4311  Case Studies in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) evaluate patient histories and laboratory test results; 2) recognize and correlate patterns of test results with specific disease processes; and 3) identify confirmatory testing procedures and corresponding results.
Prerequisite:  Senior status
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Conference, Discussion or Seminar Hours:  


CLLS 4313  Clinical Laboratory Science Management SkillsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The students will be given the opportunity to: 1) analyze the external and internal health care issues that affect the practice of Clinical Laboratory Sciences; 2) integrate the regulatory agencies' regulations with the ethical management of the Clinical Laboratory; 3) given a management problem, formulate an appropriate protocol for dealing with the problem; 4) predict the fiscal elements in the health care system that will influence planning and productivity in a laboratory; 5) analyze the role of laboratory test management in the functioning and development of a Clinical Laboratory. (45 lecture hours per enrollment)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4320  Problems in Clinical Laboratory ManagementCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) describe the principles, practices and applications of laboratory utilization, critical pathways and clinical decision making; 2) discuss 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 and ICD9 coding; 5) discuss the evaluation and implementation of laboratory information systems; 6) develop protocols for quality assurance, including monitoring and evaluating the quality of the testing process of each test to be performed, standards for maintaining acceptable test methods, equipment, reagents and materials, guidelines for procedure manuals, establishment and verification of test performance specifications calibration and control procedures; corrective actions to be taken when problems arise, and QC records; and 7) discuss 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.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 4312 Management Skills in CLS or its equivalent.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  60


CLLS 4325  Advanced Microbiology / MycologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) skills in advanced techniques for detection, isolation, identification, and determination of susceptibility of pathogenic, high virulence, and fastidious organisms; 2) skills in analysis and problem-solving related to techniques necessary to assure the accuracy and validity of test results; 3) ability to determine possible pathogens and normal flora according to the body site from which the specimen was obtained; 4) identify clinically significant fungi and yeasts; and 5) perform procedures and techniques used for their identification.
Prerequisite:  General Microbiology (4 hours) and CLLS 3405 Intermediate Pathogenic Microbiology or its equivalent.
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 4326  Research in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) practice basic skills in application of integrated computer programs, spreadsheets, and database; 2) complete a research proposal; 3) conduct a pilot study; 4) conduct, under supervision, research on a topic directly related to the professional discipline; and 5) complete a report including statistical analysis of the study.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3326 Methodology Development & Assessment
Note:  The course may be repeated for credit when the content varies.
Lab Fee:  $50.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 4327  Methodology Development & Assessment ICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1)justify the advantages of peer reviewed articles vs. articles on non-library search engines, 2) conduct a literature search using Ovid, PubMed, or equivalent, 3)determine the appropriate components/sections of a peer reviewed journal article, 4) propose the purpose of each section of a peer reviewed article, 5) differentiate among the different types of data which may be collected, 6) propose the purposes of the processes/steps involved in method evaluation. (45 lecture hours per enrollment)
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3514 Clinical Chemistry I or its equivalent.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4328  Methodology Development & Assessment IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) describe the main types of errors in a method, the factors that contribute to these errors and how total error of a procedure is calculated, 2) evaluate the acceptability of a procedure based on performance characteristics and patient comparison studies, and 3) describe the regulations for method validation in providing optimal patient care. (45 hours lecture per enrollment).
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3327 Methodology Development & Assessment I
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 4415  Immunology / ImmunohematologyCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) an understanding of the role of both humoral and cellular immunity in defense against disease as well as in situations where the immune mechanisms are functioning abnormally; 2) perform, evaluate the results of, and trouble shoot the more advanced immunochemical and immunoassay techniques; and 3) perform, evaluate the results of, and interpret immunohematology techniques in situations including but not limited to incompatibility, transfusion reactions, hemolytic anemias, and multiple antibodies.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3310 Serology & Blood Banking or its equivalents.
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  90


CLLS 4417  Coagulation and Hematology IICredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) describe and/or perform advanced procedures and techniques, accurately interpreting the results and associated calculations; 2) select and perform appropriate methods to analyze the accuracy and validity of a given hematologic/coagulation procedure; 3) evaluate test results using quality assurance parameters, determine potential sources of error and select appropriate corrective actions; 4) recognize and correlate abnormal test results with specific hematologic/coagulation disorders; 5) based on preliminary findings, propose appropriate follow-up studies needed to assist in determining the appropriate diagnosis. This course builds on the knowledge of basic hematology and coagulation principles and procedures to achieve the advanced knowledge and skill base required for the practicing clinical laboratory scientist.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3417 Hematology / Coagulation I or equivalent courses
Lab Fee:  $20.00
Lecture Hours:  38

Lab Hours:  68


CLLS 5090  Special Topics - ElectiveCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

Arranged with the Instructor.
Prerequisite:  
Lab Fee:  0.0
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5093  Independent Investigative StudiesCredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

1 Ė 3 credit hours - Online The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) construct, under supervision, investigations into topics specific to his or her professional discipline or that deals with topics or problems relating to health care and allied health in general; 2) conduct under supervision, the investigation; and 3) assemble a report on the findings of his/her investigation.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $1.00
Lecture Hours:  3

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5095  Seminar in Transfusion Medicine IICredit Hours:  Variable
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results. ( 15 lecture hours, and 45 conference/seminar hours per period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5327 Laboratory Validation Studies.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  15


CLLS 5107  Seminar in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  1
Description:

The 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)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  


CLLS 5150  Graduate Seminar in Clinical Laboratory SciencesCredit Hours:  1
Description:

The 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)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  


CLLS 5160  Intro Research in Transfusion MedicineCredit Hours:  1
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the role of research in the clinical laboratory,including research methods, preparation of the hypothesis, research proposal, and review of literature. The student will prepare a formal paper on a topic of choice. For students in the TRM-MS track, an IRB submission will be completed along with the literature review, including introduction, hypothesis and methods sections and forms for data collection to be completed during CLLS 5265. (15hrs lecture)
Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5161  Applied Immunohematology Practicum ICredit Hours:  1
Description:

The student will have the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with advanced methodologies in transfusion medicine laboratory situations; 2) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes and skills to specific situations in transfusion medicine, including but not limited to transfusion service, immunohematology reference laboratory, quality assurance, donor recruitment, blood donor collection, blood component preparation, donor testing, HLA testing, molecular analysis of human blood groups; coagulation testing; management principles and the role of the Medical Director in transfusion medicine. Successful completion of required checklists and projects results in a grade of Pass.
Prerequisite:  Clinical practicum time to be spread over 3 semesters
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5162  Applied Immunohematology Practicum IICredit Hours:  1
Description:

Continuation of CLLS 5161. Refer to description for CLLS 5161.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5161 Applied Immunohematology Practicum I
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5163  Applied Immunohematology Practicum IIICredit Hours:  1
Description:

Continuation of CLLS 5161. Refer to description for CLLS 5161.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5162 Applied Immunohematology Practicum II
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5164  Seminar in Transfusion MedicineCredit Hours:  1
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results. ( 15 lecture hours, and 45 conference/seminar hours per period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5327 Laboratory Validation Studies.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  15


CLLS 5200  Lab TechniquesCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will have the opportunity to demonstrate: 1)demonstrate correctly techniques and procedures for collecting blood samples; 2) perform successful blood collection by venipuncture and fingerstick; 3) implement appropriate techniques for handling and storing of various types of samples; 4) explain and comply with general laboratory safety practices; 5) describe and appropriately perform basic microscopy, spectrometry, pipetting, and calibration techniques; 6) discuss the role of the clinical laboratory scientist within the divisions of the clinical laboratory; and 7) observe the inter-relationship of clinical laboratory scientists within divisions of the clinical laboratory and health care using graduate-level case studies. (12 lecture hours, 22 lab hours, and 45 clinical hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $25.00
Lecture Hours:  12

Lab Hours:  22


CLLS 5227  Clinical Laboratory MethodsCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to perform basic clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable limits of accuracy; 2) an understanding of the significance of laboratory test results; 3) knowledge of correct collection and handling of specimens for laboratory testing; and 4) an appreciation for the value of laboratory test results in patient care. Instruction may include one or more of the following laboratory areas: hematology, urinalysis, microbiology, and clinical chemistry.
Prerequisite:  Matriculation in PA Program or consent of instructor.
Note:  For non-CLS majors only.
Lab Fee:  $25.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  30


CLLS 5260  Blood Bank Laboratory OperationsCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) principles of laboratory management applicable to transfusion services, immunohematology reference laboratories, blood component procurement, testing and product manufacturing; 2) knowledge of selection, use and management of laboratory information systems in the blood center and transfusion service; 3) application of Quality Management Principles, including FDA regulations and AABB Standards; 4) understanding of patient blood management strategies and functions of the transfusion review committee; 5) principles and practice of education in transfusion medicine; 6) validation of procedures, methods and instrumentation through use of statistical tools.
Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5261  Human Blood Group Systems ICredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) understanding of immunological principles in development of alloantibodies and autoantibodies to red cell, white cell and platelet antigens; 2) understanding of Mendelian genetic inheritance principles and application to human blood groups; 3) understanding of genetics, biochemistry and molecular basis for human blood groups, including ABO, Rh, Lewis, P, Ii and MNSs; 4) importance of blood group antigens and antibodies in transfusion therapy.
Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5262  Human Blood Group Systems IICredit Hours:  2
Description:

Continuation of CLLS 5261. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) understanding of genetics, biochemistry and molecular basis for the human blood groups, including Kell, Kidd, Duffy, Lutheran, Knops and others; 2) differentiation of rare blood groups consisting of high and low inc idence antigens; 3)relationships between specific blood group systems; 4)importance of blood group antigens and antibodies in transfusion therapy; 5) understanding of platelet and histocompatibility antigens in transfusion and transplantation.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5261 Human Blood Group Systems I
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5263  Applied Immunohematology ICredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) use of special techniques to resolve complex serological problems in transfusion medicine; 2) understanding of importance of pre-transfusion testing strategies and processes; 3) use of automated testing process in the blood center and transfusion service lab; 4) procurement of rare blood products for special patient situations through the American Rare Donor Program; 7) principles of intraoperative blood salvage in select patient populations.
Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5264  Advanced Immunohematology IICredit Hours:  2
Description:

Continuation of CLLS 5263. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) knowledge of blood donor recruitment, blood product collection, processing and testing following all applicable regulations; 2) application of quality control criteria for blood components; 3) knowledge of blood component therapy in various clinical situations and disease states; 4) aspects of blood administration and management of adverse effects of blood transfusion, including transfusion-transmitted diseases.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5264 Advanced Immunohematology I
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5265  Advanced Research in Transfusion MedicineCredit Hours:  2
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a transfusion in medicine research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results. ( 15 lecture hours, and 45 conference/ seminar hours per period)
Prerequisite:  Specialty in Blood Banking certification
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  15

Lab Hours:  0


CLLS 5307  Clinical Laboratory Science SeminarCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The 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, practices quizzes, and discussions. Included in this course are review and practice examinations as well as a comprehensive battery of examinations encompassing seven 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. The comprehensive battery of examinations must be passed with a grade of "B" or above to be classified as passing on a Pass/Fail basis. 45 hours seminar and discussions.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $1.00
Seminar Hours:  

Review Hours:  


CLLS 5309  Clinical Laboratory Science ResearchCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results. ( 15 lecture hours, and 45 conference/seminar hours per period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5327 Laboratory Validation Studies.
Prerequisite:  CLLS5327 Laboratory Validation Studies
Lab Fee:  $1.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  15


CLLS 5310  Serology / Blood BankCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) integrate human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) correlate 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) integrate the relationship of accuracy and precision in laboratory work; 5) analyze 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; and 6) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patientís clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies (45 lecture hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5514 Clinical Chemistry I
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 5311  Clinical CorrelationCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) evaluation of patient histories and laboratory test results using graduate-level case studies; 2) recognize and correlate patterns of test results with specific disease processes; 3)prioritize confirmatory testing procedures and corresponding results;; and 4) assess potential legal and ethical problems presented in case;. (45 conference, discussion, or seminar hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: Graduate Status
Prerequisite:  Graduate
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  0


CLLS 5312  Evidence Based Lab MedicineCredit 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

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5314  Adv Chem ToxCredit Hours:  3
Description:

Not currently available.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5319  BiostatisticsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1)select and utilize the appropriate techniques for determining basic probability, sensitivity and specificity, Bayes Rule, population measures, Gaussian distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, classical and practical hypothesis testing, simple analysis of variance with mean separation tests, nonparametric procedures for one- and two-way classifications, least squares regression and correlation, including lack of fit tests, simple categorical data analysis including goodness of fit, and homogeneity of proportions; 2)appropriately assess the findings of the tests utilized above; and 3)based on the finding assess the statistical significance of the assay to which the testing was applied (45 lecture hours).
Prerequisite:  None
Note:  Offered All Terms
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5320  Laboratory ManagementCredit Hours:  3
Description:

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


CLLS 5325  Adv Micro InfectiousCredit Hours:  3
Description:

Not currently available.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5327  Laboratory Validation StudiesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to: 1) organize method comparison; 2)evaluate linearity studies; 3) assess recovery studies, precision and accuracy; 4) choose and evaluate studies to determine analytical sensitivity and specificity; 5) analyze predictive value of findings; and 6) formulate the reference range validation using parametric and nonparametric statistics (45 hours of lecture).
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 5328  Professional Education MethodsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

This course will be given the opportunity to demonstrate application in the presentation of health care education and in-service of: 1) methods to access and analyze the health care professional's needs; 2) construction of learner- and content-appropriate objectives; 3) evaluation techniques appropriate to the course material presented; 4) construct, under supervision, lesson unit; and 5) present in the appropriate course the lesson unit for instruction of clinical laboratory students. (30 lecture hours and 15 conference/seminar hours per enrollment period.)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Labs
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5329  CLS ResearchCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results. ( 15 lecture hours, and 45 conference/seminar hours per period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5327 Laboratory Validation Studies.
Prerequisite:  CLLS5327 Laboratory Validation Studies
Note:  Offered all Terms
Lab Fee:  $1.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  15


CLLS 5330  Clinical Investigative StudiesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) integrate skills in application of computer programs, spreadsheets, and databases in collection and analysis of research project results; 2) conduct a pilot study; 3) complete the data collection of a professionally related research proposal under supervision; (15 hours conference and 90 hour laboratory studies per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5326 Research in CLS. Note: The course may be repeated for credit when collecting additional data, with approval of Departmental Chairman.
Note:  Offered All Terms
Lab Fee:  $75..00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  90


CLLS 5331  UA, Body Fluids & ParasitologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) correlation of the physiological conditions under which normal and abnormal urine components are formed; 2) the physical, chemical, and microscopic properties of urine and body fluids in both normal and pathologic conditions; 3) selection and performance of appropriate techniques for the detection of human parasites; 4) identification of clinically significant human parasites and associate them with the disease process elicited; and 5) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patientís clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies. (30 lecture hours and 45 lab hours per enrollment period) No prerequisite
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $10.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 5332  Master's ProjectCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to complete a rigorous project that 1) construct focused investigation of clinical laboratory science problem in real-world setting, 2) applies problem solving methodologies for development and execution of solutions and 3) investigates and apply theory through practical implementation project (15 hours conference, 90 hours laboratory). Prerequisite: CLLS 5236 Research.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5236 Research.
Note:  Taught Summer and Fall Semesters
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5333  Master's ThesisCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to complete a rigorous thesis that 1) constructs a focused investigation of a clinical laboratory science problem in real-world setting, 2) applies problem solving methodologies for development and execution of solutions, 3) investigates and applies theory through practical implementation of a project, and 4) evaluates and reports this research project in a clear, professional manner using the guidelines set forth in the course syllabus (15 hours conference, 90 hours laboratory).
Prerequisite:  None
Note:  Offered All Terms - First Term Offered Fall 2014
Lab Fee:  $150.00
Lecture Hours:  15 (Conference)

Lab Hours:  90


CLLS 5335  Clinical Practice ICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be assigned to a different clinical area for each course, in microbiology, hematology, clinical chemistry, or immunohematology. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. This course is part of a series of directed clinical practice that include laboratory procedures and methods of evaluating and monitoring organ function, disease presence and progression, therapy; instrumentation, quality assurance practices; safety. The student will be assigned to a different clinical area for each course, in microbiology, hematology, clinical chemistry, or immunohematology. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present a case study to laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice. This preceptorship will be offered on an accelerated basis, with the student in the preceptorship at the peak hours. The student's performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis. (108 clinical hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the student
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5336  Clinical Practice IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

A continuation of CLLS 4301 Clinical Preceptorship I. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills to the clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) an appreciation of the ethical foundations of clinical laboratory sciences. The studentís performance in the clinical setting, as well as the examinations, will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5337  Clinical Practice IIICredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be assigned to a different clinical area for each course, in microbiology, hematology, clinical chemistry, or immunohematology. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present a case study to laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5338  Clinical Practice IVCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be assigned to a different clinical area for each course, in microbiology, hematology, clinical chemistry, or immunohematology. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) the ability to integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and procedures; 2) the ability to integrate previous knowledge and skills with more sophisticated instrumentation and advanced methodology; 3) an attitude of cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients and health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present a case study to laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice.
Prerequisite:  Must have successfully completed the related didactic courses.
Note:  To achieve a passing grade, the studentís performance must be at entry level (70%) or greater in the designated subunits of that clinical area.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5339  Clinical Management PreceptorshipCredit Hours:  3
Description:

This course is designed to give students experience in performing work in a management area of the clinical laboratory including but not limited to advanced management, rural, commercial, and tertiary care laboratories. It will prepare graduates for pursuing careers in management. The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) compare and contrast the managerial techniques required in management of clinical facilities; 2) assess advanced techniques unique to the type of facility involved; 3) demonstrate more extensive expertise and knowledge base in an area of special interest to the student; and 4) integrate techniques that reflect the standards of practice in the management of clinical laboratories.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5320 Laboratory Management or approval of department chair.
Lab Fee:  0.00
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 5340  Evidence-Based Specialty PreceptorshipCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) categorize the major facets of evidence based laboratory practice; 2) analyze the outcome measurements in laboratory medicine; 3) formulate methods and procedures of determining the outcome measures in laboratory medicine and diagnosis & disease; 4) construct strategies for measuring the effectiveness of laboratory medicine in determining diagnosis and treatment of disease; 5) use laboratory data, under supervision, in the assessment of health and disease; and 6) support patient centered managed care and discuss laboratory testing with clinicians.
Prerequisite:  
Lab Fee:  0.00
Clinical Hours:  

CLLS 5341  Topics in Global HealthCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The course is the core, anchor course for the Global Health Training Program, and provides an overview of critical issues in understanding global health challenges in contemporary society within an inter-professional learning environment. Topics covered in this initial course include overview issues, Public Health and Epidemiology, and Culturally Appropriate Health Care.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5350  HematopathologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

This course covers hematological abnormalities and their relationship to blood disorders. The student will receive instruction regarding clinical laboratory instrumentation and techniques, such as flow cytometry and genetic analysis, used to diagnose and monitor hematological conditions. Pre-requisite: admission into Clinical Laboratory Science graduate program.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5351  Pharmacology and PathophysiologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

Pharmacology section: This course section focuses on the principles of pharmacology, mechanism of action, toxicology and drug distribution. Special emphasis will be placed on laboratory evaluation of drug regimens used in diagnosis and treatment. Pathophysiology section: This course section will explore the pathophysiology of disease processes (physical and mental) and relationships among symptoms and laboratory findings. The course addresses the function and disease associated with the cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, and renal systems.
Prerequisite:  Pre-requisite: admission into Clinical Laboratory Sciences graduate program.
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5360  Advanced Transfusion Medicine PrinciplesCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) understanding of blood circulation and normal cells of the circulatory system; 2) knowledge of hemoglobin physiology and disorders of abnormal hemoglobin production; 3) understanding of transfusion needs of patients with red cell, white cell or platelet disorders and use of human progenitor cells in these patients; 4) knowledge of tests to assess coagulation status and treatment of coagulation disorders; 5) performance of tests to assist in diagnosis of hemolytic anemias and methods to provide blood components for transfusion of these patients; 6) knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn; 7) knowledge of immunodeficiency disorders and treatment modalities; 8) knowledge of the occurrence and significance of Graft v. Host Disease in immunosuppressed patients.
Prerequisite:  Admission into Specialty in Blood Banking certificate or Masters program.
Lab Fee:  $0.00
Lecture Hours:  45

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5405  Intermediate Pathogenic MicrobiologyCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) identification of medically relevant microorganisms through their cellular and colonial characteristics as well as their basic biochemical reactions; 2) correlate the pathogenesis and pathology of infectious diseases in humans; 3) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patientís clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies; and 4) basic skills in selection and performance of appropriate methods for detection, isolation, and identification of microorganisms. (30 lecture hours and 90 lab hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  General Microbiology (4 hours)
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5406  Clinical Chemistry ICredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) an understanding of the interrelationship of human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) the correlation through graduate level case studies containing chemistry laboratory test results with the patientís signs and symptoms; 3) explain the principles of analytical procedures and pertinent instrumentation involved in basic laboratory procedures; and 4) utilize quality control techniques in evaluating laboratory data.
Prerequisite:  Matriculation in PA Program or consent of instructor.
Note:  For non-CLS majors only.
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  60

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5414  BiochemistryCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) distinguish the basic organic concepts utilized in biochemistry; 2) integrate the chemistry and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids; 3) predict the interactions of enzymes, hormones, and vitamins as an integral part of the metabolic pathways; and 4) the ability to discuss the metabolic errors in disease states using graduate level case studies. (60 lecture hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  60

Lab Hours:  


CLLS 5415  Immunology / ImmunohematologyCredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) integrate the role of both humoral and cellular immunity in defense against disease as well as in situations where the immune mechanisms are functioning abnormally; 2) perform, evaluate the results of, and troubleshoot the more advanced immunochemical and immunoassay techniques using graduate-level case studies; and 3) perform, evaluate the results of, and interpret immunohematology techniques in situations including but not limited to incompatibility, transfusion reactions, hemolytic anemias, and multiple antibodies using graduate-level case studies. (30 lecture hours and 90 lab hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: CLLS 4310 Serology and Blood Bank
Prerequisite:  CLLS 4310 Serology and Blood Bank
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  90


CLLS 5417  Hematology and Coagulation ICredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) successfully perform both venipuncture and capillary puncture; 2) correlate errors or problems of the venipuncture and capillary puncture with erroneous hematologic/coagulation test results; 3) recognize and correlate significant features and processes related to formation, function, and morphology of the bloodís normal cellular elements; 4) recognize and correlate the basic components of coagulation/hemostasis, including their source, basic structure, and function; 5) accurately perform basic hematologic/coagulation test procedures and calculations; 6) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patientís clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies; and 7) utilize routine quality assurance guides to identify abnormal hematologic results and correlate these with potential causes or sources of error. (38 lecture hours and 68 lab hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $20.00
Lecture Hours:  38

Lab Hours:  68


CLLS 5514  Clinical Chemistry ICredit Hours:  5
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) an understanding of the interrelationship of human metabolic functions in both normal and disease states; 2) the correlation of chemistry laboratory test results to normal and abnormal human physiology; 3) basic spectrophotometry and its relationship to Beer's Law; 4) explain the principles of analytical procedures and pertinent instrumentation involved in basic laboratory procedures; 5) skills in the performance of manual and automated procedures; and 6) quality control techniques in evaluating laboratory data.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3406 Biochemistry or [4 hours Organic Chemistry AND 3 hours Biochemistry]
Lab Fee:  $25.00
Lecture Hours:  60

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 6130  DCLS Seminar 1Credit Hours:  1
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.
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Lab Fee:  No Lab
Seminar Hours:  45

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CLLS 6301  Intro to Health AssessmentCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to focus on patient care with emphasis on assessment of basic diagnostic medical procedures. Review and evaluation of pulmonary, radiographic and electrocardiogram studies. Perform physical exams, take medical histories, and correlate findings. Normal findings in these areas will be emphasized. Pass/Fail Grading System.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  30


CLLS 6302  Evidence Based PracticeCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to critically analyze evidence-based laboratory practices, provide and discuss ways in which laboratory professionals can work with other professions to establish clinical guidelines for diagnosis and disease management. The course will emphasize the growing need for evidence-based practice and ways in which the methods and procedures developed in clinical medicine can be used to establish strategies for diagnosis and disease management. This course will allow the student to apply the concepts of evidence-based practice to outcome measurements through course materials, assignments and supervised practice in the use of laboratory data in the assessment of health and disease. (45 lecture hours; Pre-requisite: admission into Clinical Laboratory Sciences graduate program)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
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CLLS 6305  Quality Systems, Patient Safety and Medical Error PreventionCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and diagnostic management teams; 2) integrate previous knowledge and skills with advanced methodology and the use of diagnostic algorithms; 3) build cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients, clinicians, and other health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present case studies to clinicians and laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice.
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CLLS 6307  Molecular DiagnosticsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) correlate molecular diagnostics concepts, including DNA replication, transcription, translation, DNA damage and repair, mutagenesis, and genetic exchange; 2) demonstrate skills in cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA isolation, identification, sequencing, mammalian tissue culture techniques, and protein expression and purification; 3) perform a number of clinically relevant procedures including isolation of human chromosomal DNA and analysis of DNA, utilizing techniques such as nucleic acid transfer, hybridization, PCR analysis, and DNA fingerprinting; and 4) perform accurately all routine procedures utilized during the course, by completion of the unit in which they are presented, as well as describe laboratory-induced errors for each type of procedure. (30 lecture hours and 60 lab hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5414 Biochemistry.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5414 Biochemistry
Lab Fee:  $30.00
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CLLS 6307  Molecular DiagnosticsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) correlate molecular diagnostics concepts, including DNA replication, transcription, translation, DNA damage and repair, mutagenesis, and genetic exchange; 2) skills in cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA isolation, identification, sequencing, mammalian tissue culture techniques, and protein expression and purification; 3) perform a number of clinically relevant procedures including isolation of human chromosomal DNA and analysis of DNA, utilizing techniques such as nucleic acid transfer, hybridization, PCR analysis, and DNA fingerprinting; and 4) perform accurately all routine procedures utilized during the course, by completion of the unit in which they are presented, as well as describe laboratory-induced errors for each type of procedure. (30 lecture hours and 60 lab hours per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  CLLS 3314 Biochemistry
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  60


CLLS 6310  Clinical Chemistry IICredit Hours:  3
Description:

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

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CLLS 6315  Clinical Immunology and TransfusionCredit Hours:  3
Description:

Students will be given the opportunity to discuss and validate clinical and applied concepts in cellular, humoral, and molecular immunology. Emphasis is on techniques in clinical immunology as it relates to clinical applications, diagnostic and therapeutic testing of immune-mediated diseases in autoimmunity, pregnancy, anaphylaxis and allergy, immunotherapy and immunotoxicology, transplantation, cancer immunology and immunodeficiency. The course provides an in-depth study of the structure, biochemistry, and function of red blood cells, hemoglobin and blood group systems that serves as the foundation for enhancement of skills in the identification and resolution of complex antibody and compatibility testing problems and the provision of appropriate and safe blood components and products for transfusion. Therapeutic indications for transfusion, transfusion requirements in special situations, and the pathophysiology and investigation of adverse transfusion reactions are also examined.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  $0..00
Lecture Hours:  45

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CLLS 6320  Introduction to EpidemiologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to cover topics of public health and newly emerging public health content areas. Students will explore the organization of the U.S. Public Health System and the role of the DCLS in the implementation and assessment of public health programs at the local, regional, state, and local levels. (45 lecture hours; Pre-requisite: admission into Clinical Laboratory Sciences graduate program)
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
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CLLS 6325  Advanced Microbiology / MycologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) skills in advanced techniques for detection, isolation, identification, and determination of susceptibility of pathogenic, high-virulence, and fastidious organisms; 2) skills in analysis and problem-solving related to techniques necessary to assure the accuracy and validity of test results; 3) ability to determine possible pathogens and normal flora according to the body site from which the specimen was obtained; 4) identify clinically significant fungi and yeasts; 5) perform procedures and techniques used for their identification; and 6) the correlation of laboratory findings with the patientís clinical signs and symptoms using graduate-level case studies. (30 lecture hours and 45 lab hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5405 Intermediate Pathogenic Microbiology
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5405 Intermediate Pathogenic Microbiology
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30

Lab Hours:  45


CLLS 6331  DCLS Seminar 2Credit Hours:  1
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to focus on patient care with emphasis on assessment of basic diagnostic medical procedures. Review and evaluation of pulmonary, radiographic and electrocardiogram studies. Perform physical exams, take medical histories, and correlate findings. Normal findings in these areas will be emphasized.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
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CLLS 6341  DCLS Clinical 1Credit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and diagnostic management teams; 2) integrate previous knowledge and skills with advanced methodology and the use of diagnostic algorithms; 3) build cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients, clinicians, and other health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present case studies to clinicians and laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice.
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Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45

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CLLS 6342  DCLS Clinical 2Credit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) integrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills to clinical laboratory practices and diagnostic management teams; 2) integrate previous knowledge and skills with advanced methodology and the use of diagnostic algorithms; 3) build cooperation and concern in interpersonal relationships with patients, clinicians, and other health care workers; and 4) implement the ethical foundations of the clinical laboratory sciences profession. The student will be expected to work-up and present case studies to clinicians and laboratory personnel using knowledge gained in their clinical practice.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 6341 DCLS Clinical 1
Lab Fee:  No Lab
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CLLS 6348  Advanced Topics in Molecular DiagnosticsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge in molecular biology, genetics, and the molecular basis of selected human diseases. The diagnosis, monitoring, therapeutic decision-making, and prediction of genetic, hematopatholical, infectious, and malignant diseases will be discussed. Students will focus on using clinical practice for assessing the risk of disease development, determining disease prognosis, and predicting and monitoring response to therapy.
Prerequisite:  Admission into Clinical Laboratory Sciences graduate program
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
Lecture Hours:  45

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CLLS 6351  PathophysiologyCredit 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

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CLLS 6352  PharmacologyCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to focus on the principles of pharmacology, mechanism of action, toxicology and drug distribution. Special emphasis will be placed on laboratory evaluation of drug regimens used in diagnosis and treatment.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
Lecture Hours:  45

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CLLS 6371  DCLS Project 1Credit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate skills in application of computer programs, spread sheets, and databases; 2) generate a research proposal's introduction, hypothesis, and methods sections; 3) generate an IRB as needed to obtain approval for research project; 4) develop technical skills necessary to complete the research; and 5) generate appropriate forms for collection of all data necessary for documentation of research results.
Prerequisite:  None
Lab Fee:  No Lab
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CLLS 6399  Implementing Diagnostic Management TeamsCredit Hours:  3
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to 1) Identify and attain resources required for implementing a Diagnostic Management Team (DMT) in a given clinical area 2) Establish guidelines for conducting a Pilot DMT 3) Conduct a pilot DMT conference (15 hours conference and 120 hour laboratory studies per enrollment period)
Prerequisite:  Enrollment in DCLS graduate program.
Lab Fee:  $0.0.00
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CLLS 6417  Coagulation and Hematology IICredit Hours:  4
Description:

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) skills in advanced procedures and techniques, accurately interpreting the results and associated calculations; 2) selection and performance of appropriate methods to analyze the accuracy and validity of a given hematologic/coagulation procedure; 3) evaluation of test results using quality assurance parameters, determination of potential sources of error, and selection of appropriate corrective actions; 4) recognition and correlation of abnormal test results with specific hematologic/coagulation disorders; 5) based on preliminary findings, appropriate follow-up studies needed to assist in determining the appropriate diagnosis. (38 lecture hours and 68 lab hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5417 Hematology/Coagulation I. The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) skills in advanced procedures and techniques, accurately interpreting the results and associated calculations; 2) selection and performance of appropriate methods to analyze the accuracy and validity of a given hematologic/coagulation procedure; 3) evaluation of test results using quality assurance parameters, determination of potential sources of error, and selection of appropriate corrective actions; 4) recognition and correlation of abnormal test results with specific hematologic/coagulation disorders; 5) based on preliminary findings, appropriate follow-up studies needed to assist in determining the appropriate diagnosis. (38 lecture hours and 68 lab hours per enrollment period) Prerequisite: CLLS 5417 Hematology/Coagulation I.
Prerequisite:  CLLS 5417 Hematology/Coagulation I.
Lab Fee:  $20.00
Lecture Hours:  38

Lab Hours:  68


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