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MLT1225 – Biological Fluids pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: This is an introductory course for Medical Laboratory Technician students. The course is an overview of the urinary system including abnormalities and diseases. The course also covers collection, handling, storage and analysis of urine. The course also Includes study of other body fluids including cerebral spinal fluid, amniotic fluid, serous fluid, synovial fluid, sputum, semen and feces.
Prerequisites: Admission to the MLT program
MLT1115
OR
Admission to the MLT program
MLT1113
MLT1114
Corequisites: None
Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate standard safety practices when handling, collecting and analyzing specimens.
  2. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the kidneys.
  3. List handling and preservative techniques for urine, feces, spinal fluid, synovial fluid, amniotic fluid, seminal fluid and serous fluid.
  4. Describe the composition of urine, feces, spinal fluid, synovial fluid, amniotic fluid, seminal fluid and serous fluid.
  5. Categorize the origin of urine, feces, spinal fluid, synovial fluid, amniotic fluid, seminal fluid and serous fluid.
  6. Analyze urine, feces, spinal fluid, synovial fluid, amniotic fluid, seminal fluid and serous fluid.
  7. Interpret the analysis of urine, feces, spinal fluid, synovial fluid, amniotic fluid, seminal fluid and serous fluid in health and disease.
  8. Evaluate quality assurance and quality control involved in urine and body fluid analysis.
MnTC goal areas: None

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