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CLS 408 Introduction to Hematology (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course introduces the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of hematological and hemostasis procedures. There is an emphasis on the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis of erythrocyte, leukocyte and bleeding/clotting disorders.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:

CLS 409 Introduction to Microbiology (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course introduces the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of procedures for isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of infectious disease organisms in humans. The course focuses on bacteriology, emphasizing the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the patient’s diagnosis and treatment.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:

CLS 410 Introduction to Chemistry and Urinalysis (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course introduces the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of basic laboratory skills and methods in clinical chemistry and urinalysis. Correlation of laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate, renal, liver, protein, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances is emphasized.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:

CLS 411 Introduction to Immunohematology (1 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course introduces the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of immunohematology procedures required to provide compatible blood components for transfusion. Methods for collection, processing, storage and transfusion of blood and blood components will be presented. Immunohematology procedures that assist in the diagnosis and management of hemolytic conditions will be introduced.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:

CLS 412 Clinical Laboratory Science Theory, Application and Correlation (5 cr) SPRING

This course includes the application, evaluation and correlation of laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of common disease states. Opportunities for building critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, oral communication, professionalism, and teamwork skills are provided in small group clinical case discussions and presentations. 

Prerequisites: Must be taken final semester of CLS Program

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: No Textbooks Required

CLS 413 Clinical Endocrinology and Toxicology (1 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course introduces the theory, practical application, and evaluation of clinical chemistry laboratory procedures. Correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders, toxicology disturbances and therapeutic drug monitoring is emphasized.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Clinical Chemistry: Techniques, Principles, Correlations by Michael L Bishop, Edward P Fody, Larry E Schoeff, 7th Ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013. ISBN: 978-1451118698

CLS 414 Clinical Chemistry I (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the introduction to the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of clinical chemistry laboratory procedures. Correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate, renal, liver, cardiac, lipid, protein and pancreatic disorders, as well as acid-base and electrolyte disturbances, is emphasized.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Same textbook at CLS 413 Clinical Endocrinology and Toxicology

CLS 415 Clinical Chemistry II (3 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course incorporates advanced theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of clinical chemistry laboratory procedures. Correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate, renal, liver, cardiac, lipid, protein, pancreatic and endocrine disorders, as well as acid-base and electrolyte disturbances is emphasized.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:  Same textbook at CLS 413 Clinical Endocrinology and Toxicology

CLS 416 Clinical Hematology I (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the introduction to the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of hematological and hemostasis procedures. There is an emphasis on the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of anemia, leukemia, and bleeding/clotting disorders.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Clinical Laboratory Hematology (Hardcover), by Shirlyn B. McKenzie, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 2010 ISBN: 978-0135137321

Recommended: Clinical Hematology Atlas (Spiral Bound) by Jacqueline Carr, Bernadette Rodak, 4th Ed., Saunders, 2012. ISBN: 978-1455708307 

CLS 417 Clinical Hematology II (3 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course incorporates advanced theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of hematological and hemostasis procedures. There is an emphasis on the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the diagnosis and treatment of anemia, leukemia, and bleeding/clotting disorders.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Same textbooks as CLS 416 Clinical Hematology

CLS 418 Clinical Microbiology I (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the introduction to the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of procedures for isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of infectious disease organisms in humans. This course focuses on bacteriology, and emphasizes the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the patient’s diagnosis and treatment.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology by Connie Mahon, Donald Lehman, George Manuselis, 4th Ed., Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 978-1416061656

CLS 419 Clinical Microbiology II (4 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course incorporates advanced theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of procedures for isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of infectious disease organisms in humans. This course includes bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, virology and serology, and emphasizes the correlation of clinical laboratory data with the patient's diagnosis and treatment.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:  Same textbook as CLS 418 Clinical Microbiology

CLS 420 Clinical Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics (2 cr) FALL

This course includes the theory, practical application, and evaluation of immunological components, principles and methodologies used in the assessment of immunologically related disorders, including hypersensitivity reactions, autoimmune, immunoproliferative and immunodeficiency disorders. Theory and application of molecular diagnostic tools, such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), nucleic acid probes, and microarrays are also addressed.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Clinical Immunology and Serology: A Laboratory Perspective by Christine Dorresteyn Stevens, 3rd Ed., F A Davis Co, 2009. ISBN: 978-0803618145

CLS 422 Clinical Immunohematology I (2 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the introduction to the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of immunohematology procedures required for transfusion of blood and blood components, management of Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn and for handling and storage of blood and blood components.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Modern Blood Banking And Transfusion Practices by Denise M. Harmening, 6th Ed., F A Davis Co, 2012. ISBN: 978-0803626829

CLS 423 Clinical Immunohematology II (3 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course incorporated advanced theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of immunohematology procedures required for transfusion of blood and blood components and for handling and storage of blood and blood components.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook:  Same textbook as CLS 422 Clinical Immunohematology

CLS 424 Phlebotomy (1 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of procedures used in collecting, handling and processing blood specimens.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials by Ruth E. McCall, Cathee M. Tankersley, 5th Ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011. ISBN: 978-1605476377               

CLS 426 Urine and Body Fluid Analysis (1 cr) FALL, SPRING

This course includes the theory, practical application, technical performance and evaluation of procedures used in the analysis of urine and other body fluids, including cerebrospinal, synovial, serous, seminal, amniotic and feces.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: Fundamentals of Urine & Body Fluid Analysis by Nancy A. Brunzel, 3rd Ed., Saunders, 2012. ISBN: 978-1437709896

CLS 430 Clinical Laboratory Management (2 cr) FALL

This course includes the theory, practical application, and evaluation of laboratory management principles and associated models in healthcare and laboratory information systems, research, educational methodology, quality control, ethics, laboratory operations and scope of practice. Opportunities for building critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, communication, research, professionalism, management and leadership skills are provided.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: No Textbook Required

CLS 431 Clinical Laboratory Management (3 cr) SPRING

This course, a continuation of Clinical Laboratory Management I, includes the theory, practical application, and evaluation of laboratory management principles and associated models in compliance and regulatory issues, human resource management, written and oral communication, method evaluation, educational methodology, research, professionalism, cultural competency, test utilization, laboratory quality and financial resources. Opportunities for building critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, communication, research, professionalism, management and leadership skills are provided. 

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the CLS program or instructor permission.

Instructor: CLS Faculty

Textbook: No Textbook Required

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