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MEDT 453 Clinical Practice Chemistry

(Credits: 3)

This course provides exposure to practical experience in Clinical Chemistry acquired through a 14-day rotation at an affiliated hospital or physician’s office laboratory. Students are introduced to daily operations, workflow, quality control and the laboratory information system as they perform automated diagnostic chemistry procedures. Emphasis is placed on the operation and troubleshooting of chemistry analyzers and equipment as well as enhancement of skills used in manual techniques. Focus is also placed on the assessment of specimen integrity with proper follow-up.