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MLT 220 - Clinical Hematology

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MLT 111  

This course focuses on the formation and maturation of blood cells, hemostasis, laboratory hematologic techniques and hematologic disorders. 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. Explain and discuss hematology topics presented in lecture and lab.
  2. List normal values and units of measurement for procedures studied.
  3. Explain the operation and functions of hematology analyzers discussed in class.
  4. Perform lab tests utilizing controls, references and unknown specimens.
  5. Explain the effects of medications, specimen collection and handling on lab test results.
Listed Topics
  1. Components of blood
  2. Erythrocyte morphology, metabolism and tests
  3. Hemoglobin and hematocrit
  4. Erythrocyte disorders
  5. Automated hematology instrumentation
  6. Leukocyte morphology, metabolism and tests
  7. Leukocyte disorders
  8. Myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic disorders
  9. Hemostasis
  10. Hemostasis disorders
  11. 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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