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MLT2325 – Diagnostic Chemistry pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
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: MLT1115 AND CHEM1100 AND MLT1215
OR
MLT1113 AND MLT1114
OR
CHEM1101
OR
CHEM1111
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  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.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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