2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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CLS 449 - Applied Hematology II

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

Diagnostic hematology and body fluid analysis with emphasis on laboratory testing and molecular markers used to differentiate/diagnose various hematologic malignancies and hemostasis disorders.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Interpret values of hematology assays as they relate to physiological conditions.
  2. Identify critical points of the methods discussed in the laboratory.
  3. Explain the common automated methodologies for hematology.
  4. Make and stain blood smears to be used in viewing cellular morphology and recognize errors that may occur in the procedure.
  5. Perform differential counts and identify all cells normally found in the peripheral blood.
  6. Perform and interpret body fluid cell counts and differentials.
  7. Read and interpret common abnormalities commonly found on manual differentials.
  8. Identify abnormal cells of various leukemias, anemias and other hematologic abnormalities.
  9. Given a standard operating procedure, perform basic automated coagulation and manual coagulation testing.
  10. Given a standard operating procedure, perform advanced coagulation testing.
  11. Given patient data and laboratory results, interpret data and determine the disease or health status of the patient.
  12. Perform and interpret appropriate quality control procedures as they apply to hematology.
  13. Communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
  14. Follow written and verbal directions.
  15. Maintain alertness and concentration during a normal class period.
  16. Project an image of professionalism in appearance and demeanor.
  17. Show respect for self and others.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: CLS 448  
Graded: Letter Grade

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