2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 241 - Clinical Chemistry I

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston
Offering Note: No additional information available.

This course covers basic principles of methodology in clinical chemistry: physiologic biochemistry, specimen collection, differentiation of normal and abnormal test results, special precautions and troubleshooting of test procedures, validation of reliability and correlation with other laboratory tests.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. List the specimen requirements, analytes, and associated analytical procedures used in Clinical Chemistry.
  2. Describe normal anatomy and physiologic processes of cells, tissues, and organ systems as related to Clinical Chemistry testing.
  3. Interpret patient laboratory results using established reference or therapeutic ranges.
  4. Correlate patient laboratory data to determine the physiology or pathophysiology of organs systems, or errors in the testing process.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the AAS Medical Laboratory Technician or BAS Medical Laboratory Scientist program; or Program Director approval 
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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