(Offered in hospital internship only)
The imparting of skills for performing and interpreting routine urinalyses as well as special urinalysis procedures.
This lab section includes specimen handling procedure manual, audio-visual, quality control, record keeping, and reporting system.
This lecture course covers areas of bacteriology, mycology, and virology.
This lab teaches identification methods, isolation methods, and current clinical techniques for working with bacteria, molds, viral, and rickettsia organisms.
Discussions concerning proper collection and handling of specimens for detection of parasites, techniques used to detect parasites and morphological features, and life cycles of important organisms.
Use of the laboratory procedures and techniques for isolation and identification of parasitic organisms.
Detailed studies of blood, including cell types, functions, number of cells, clotting mechanisms, coagulation disorders, platelet disorders, and other pertinent topics.
Special studies and training involving cell counts, hemoglobin and hematocrit determinations, and other special hematology procedures.
This block involves blood banking, studies of the ABO blood group system, the Rh system, blood typing, antibody studies, and effects of transfusion.
Blood banking studies and techniques. Clinical applications of procedures under direct supervision.
Lectures emphasizing the principles and interpretations of immunological procedures. The study of the immune systems of the body. Antigen-antibody studies and techniques.
In this lab, the student becomes proficient in running and interpreting serology (immunology) tests.
This lecture course focuses on the principles and interpretations of biochemical analytical methods, clinical calculations, and quality control.
This lab rotation provides the practical experience of running biochemical tests and interpreting their results. Some prior experience with instrumentation is required in order to understand how to use and care for clinical instruments.