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MLT2130 – Diagnostic Chemistry pdf

Credits: 4 (3/1/0)
Description: This is an introductory course for Medical Laboratory Technician students which covers 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.
Prerequisites: Admission to MLT program.
Or Chem 1101 Or Chem 1111
Corequisites: None
  1. Describe components and principles of selected instrumentation and their analytical methods.
  2. Describe the principle and clinical significance of diagnostic chemistry tests.
  3. Evaluate pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical variables associated with chemistry analysis.
  4. Perform manual and automated chemistry tests.
  5. Interpret chemistry laboratory results seen in health and disease.
  6. Evaluate quality assurance and quality control as they pertain to medical chemistry.
  7. Evaluate the production, maintenance and excretion of various body chemical analytes.
  8. Discuss specimen collection and handling for chemistry analyses.
  9. Calculate and interpret selected medical chemistry measurements.
  10. Correlate lab results with patient conditions.
  11. List specimen requirements, limitations and sources of errors for all determinations.
  12. Recognize invalid laboratory results and determine solution to resolve.
MnTC goal areas: None

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