School of Medical Laboratory Science Curriculum - Ardmore

Program course descriptions and semester academic credits include:

4117 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY - 7 semester hours

Lecture and supervised laboratory instruction in pathogenic bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses, and antimicrobial susceptibility testing with emphasis on clinical decisions and medical significance. Includes quality control, computer applications, instrumentation, quality assurance/improvement, safety and governmental regulations.

4125 CLINCAL CHEMISTRY I - 5 semester hours

Lecture and supervised laboratory instruction in biochemistry methodology and clinical microscopy with emphasis on clinical decisions and medical significance. Includes quality control, computer applications, instrumentation, quality assurance/improvement, safety and governmental regulations.

4325 CONTINUATION OF CLINICAL CHEMSTRY I - 5 semester hours

Lecture and supervised laboratory instruction in biochemistry methodology and clinical microscopy with emphasis on clinical decisions and medical significance. Includes quality control, computer applications, instrumentation, quality assurance/improvement, safety and governmental regulations.

4236 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY - 6 semester hours

Lecture and supervised laboratory instruction in routine and special hematology studies correlating hematological findings with medical significance, Hemostasis and UA/BF. Includes quality control, computer applications, instrumentation, quality assurance/improvement, safety and governmental regulations.

4246 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/IMMUNOHEMAT - 6 semester hours

Lectures on immunologic (antigen-antibody) responses, serological methodology and theory of immunohematology as applied to blood groups, types, compatibility testing, and blood components. Supervised laboratory instruction in immunology and immunohematology methodology with emphasis on clinical decisions and medical significance. Includes quality control, computer applications, instrumentation, quality assurance/improvement, safety and governmental regulations.

4351 TOPICS IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - 1 semester hour

Lectures on principles and practices of the medical laboratory including management education (health care delivery system, ethics, professionalism, communication skills, human resources and financial management), performance improvement, education methodology, laboratory information systems, safety and governmental regulations, and research design/special projects.

Total = 30 semester hours

Students must successfully complete all courses in the program to be granted 30 hours of academic credit by the hospital and/or university.

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