2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 242 - Applied Clinical Chemistry I

Credits: 2
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Charleston
Offering Note: No additional information available.

A course in the analysis of chemical constituents using manual, semi-automated and automated clinical laboratory instrumentation. Includes correlation of patient data with normal and pathologic physiology, analysis and evaluation of quality control, specimen collection and processing, and laboratory safety.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss safety regulations, including blood borne pathogen standard, and procedures related to the clinical laboratory.
  2. Perform mathematical and statistical calculations.
  3. Identify the types of specimens used for analysis in the clinical laboratory, including the methods of collection and handling.
  4. Explain general principles, clinical applications, and limitations of analytical methods.
  5. Perform manual, semi-automated and/or automated analytical techniques to obtain patient results for a given procedure.
  6. Evaluate patient and quality control data to determine the physiology or pathophysiology of organ systems, or errors in the testing process.
  7. Utilize medical databases to retrieve information and present topics related to Clinical Chemistry.
  8. Exhibit professionalism with individuals and teams in the student laboratory setting.

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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