2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 251 - Immunology/Immunohematology I

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

An overview of the immune response with emphasis on serological principles used in the laboratory diagnosis of disease processes. Identification of blood group antigens and antibodies and their clinical significance in transfusion therapy.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Compare and contrast the different aspects of the immune response, the role of organs, cells and cellular products in immunity, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity and applications for diagnostics.
  2. Summarize the genetic basis of blood group phenotypic expression and the application to transfusion medicine, hemolytic disease of the newborn and diagnostic methods.
  3. Evaluate adverse transfusion reaction clinical signs, symptoms and investigational procedures.
  4. Articulate aspects of pre-transfusion testing and implications for patient safety.

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

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