2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 361 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids II

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

Advanced studies in body fluid analysis for the clinical laboratory. Emphasis on the compilation of analytical results; evaluation of data for clinical application; and assessment of quality assurance systems for the analysis of urine and other body fluids.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the anatomy, structure, and function of the kidney, ureters, bladder, and urethra. (cognitive)
  2. Evaluate the physiological mechanisms of glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption, tubular secretion, and renal blood flow; and how abnormalities contribute to pathology. (cognitive)
  3. Evaluate laboratory findings to identify amino acid disorders; carbohydrate disorders; and other metabolic disorders associated with renal disease. (cognitive)
  4. Interpret results of clearance tests, urine chemistry, metabolic markers and/or sample pigmentation to assess renal function and other factors that influence the results of these tests. (cognitive)
  5. Define and discuss factors that influence calculi formation and methods of calculi analysis. (cognitive)
  6. Evaluate specimen acceptability for body fluid analysis. (cognitive)
  7. Use written and spoken English to communicate effectively: employ written and verbal directions. (affective)
  8. Model professionalism in appearance and demeanor. (affective)

Prerequisite: CLS 161  and CLS 162  
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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