||This an introductory course for Medical Laboratory Technician students covering the analytical principles, techniques and correlation of results in the science of body chemistry. Other topics included in the course are instrumentation, calculations, preparations of reagents, quality assurance and quality control, specimen collection, transportation, analysis and result reporting.
- Demonstrate standard safety practices when handling, collecting and/or analyzing specimens.
- Assess the importance of proper specimen collection and handling.
- Evaluate pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical variables associated with chemistry analysis and possible solutions.
- Perform manual and automated chemistry tests.
- Interpret chemistry laboratory results seen in health and disease.
- Evaluate quality assurance and quality control as they pertain to medical chemistry.
- Evaluate the production, maintenance and excretion of various body chemical analytes.
- Display interpersonal relationship skills with regard to courtesy and cooperating with fellow students and instructors.
- Comply with course and college policies and procedures.
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