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MLT 162 - Clinical Chemistry 2

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MLT 111  and MLT 161  

This course is a continuation of Clinical Instrumentation and Clinical Chemistry 1 (MLT 161 ). Topics include electrophoresis and errors in biochemical metabolism with an emphasis on clinical assays for proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and toxins. 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. List and identify the trace elements and their importance to homeostasis and the classification of toxic materials and the analysis of each.
  2. Compare protein and amino acid structures, functions, classification, methods of analysis and clinical usage of enzymes; non protein nitrogen products and their fluctuations in disease states.
  3. Compare and contrast the functions of the liver and the disease states of the liver; carbohydrate utilization, analysis and disease states; enzyme function, analysis and disease states.
  4. Explain the endocrine system including the importance of hormones in homeostasis and disease states.
  5. Compare lipid structure, metabolism, function and methods of analysis.
Listed Topics
  1. Laboratory safety
  2. Inorganic compounds
  3. Animo acids and proteins
  4. Enzymes
  5. Liver metabolism
  6. Glucose
  7. Lipids
  8. Pharmakinetics
  9. Professionalism
Reference Materials
Lecture and discussion, textbook assignments, audiovisual methods, laboratory exercises, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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