2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 161 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids


Credits: 1
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston
Offering Note: No additional information available.

Description
Theory and practical application of the analysis of urine and other body fluids.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Differentiate the anatomy, structure, and function of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. (cognitive)
  2. Differentiate the physiological mechanisms of glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption, tubular secretion, and renal blood flow. (cognitive)
  3. Select appropriate collection techniques for urine and other body fluid specimens. (cognitive)
  4. Evaluate the physical, chemical and microscopic examinations of urine and other body fluid specimens. (cognitive)
  5. Compare and contrast the diseases associated with the urinary system. (cognitive)
  6. Evaluate patient and urinalysis data to diagnose amino acid, carbohydrate, and other metabolic disorders. (cognitive)
  7. Assess, calculate and evaluate clearance tests as related to renal function and the factors that influence the results of these tests. (cognitive)
  8. Differentiate formed elements that may be present in urine or other body fluid specimens. (cognitive)
  9. Resolve discrepancies in laboratory testing for urine and body fluid specimens. (cognitive)
  10. Use written and spoken English to communicate effectively. (affective)
  11. Model professionalism in appearance and demeanor. (affective)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into CLS program
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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