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MLT 112 - Clinical Laboratory Techniques 2


Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MLT 111  

 
Description
This course is an introduction to immunology (serology). Emphasis will be on normal and abnormal immune responses and how they are manifested in laboratory tests. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the principles of the immune system including immunoglobulins.
  2. Differentiate the types of immunity and Antigen-Antibody reactions.
  3. Explain hypersensitivity.
  4. Distinguish between the roles of B Lymphocytes, T Lymphocytes and Natural Killer Lymphocytes.
  5. Explain various immunology and serology testing principles and procedures.
Listed Topics
  1. Immunity
  2. Body's lines of defense
  3. Different types of antigens and immunoglobulins
  4. Complement
  5. Routine vaccinations
  6. Hypersensitivity and anaphylactic response
  7. Professionalism
Reference Materials
Lecture and discussion, textbook assignments, audiovisual methods, laboratory exercises, etc.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC's definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Information Literacy
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010


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