Sep 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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AHMT 240 - Clinical Chemistry


Credit(s): 5

Prerequisite(s): AHMT 201 , AHMT 205 , AHMT 210 , AHMT 215 , AHMT 230 , AHMT 235 , AHMT 295 Clinical I: Medical Laboratory Clinical , AHMT 295 Clinical II: Medical Laboratory Clinical .
Corequisite(s): AHMT 295 Clinical III: Medical Laboratory Clinical .
This course includes the theoretical and fundamental instrumentation methodologies, including practical concepts associated with testing procedures used in the chemistry department.  These include important aspects of acid-base balance, electrolytes, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, metabolites, hormones, and toxins as they relate to laboratory analysis.  Emphasis is placed on major organ functions and the appropriate assays, analysis of various body fluids, and laboratory findings to indicate disease processes. Included are applications of general laboratory principles, laboratory math, quality control, and variables affecting laboratory results. (Summer Semester)



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