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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MLS 403 - Clinical Chemistry

Cr Hrs: 5

This course will emphasize chemical measurements of physiological indicators of normal and abnormal human metabolism. Topics covered include carbohydrates, proteins, renal function, arterial blood gases, cardiac markers, liver function, lipid testing, nutritional assessment, enzymes, endocrinology, tumor markers, prenatal testing, newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism, therapeutic drug monitoring, and toxicology. Case studies will be used to correlate laboratory generated data with clinical information. Basic principles of quality control including Westgard Rules, calculation of mean, median, mode, standard deviation and coefficient of variation will be reviewed.

Grade Mode: Standard
Mode of Delivery: Online Instructional Method: Lecture
Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Kathleen McLoughlin Kenwright
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Lynn R Ingram

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