MLT 162 - Clinical Chemistry 2
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- List and identify the trace elements and their importance to homeostasis and the classification of toxic materials and the analysis of each.
- 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.
- 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.
- Explain the endocrine system including the importance of hormones in homeostasis and disease states.
- Compare lipid structure, metabolism, function and methods of analysis.
- Laboratory safety
- Inorganic compounds
- Animo acids and proteins
- Liver metabolism
Lecture and discussion, textbook assignments, audiovisual methods, laboratory exercises, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010
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