Presented in multiple formats including traditional lectures, labs, and case studies, this course introduces the student to the importance of clinical laboratory medicine in the delivery of health care. In addition to basic theory, the course focuses on the selection, collection and handling of samples for testing. Emphasis is placed on the interpretation and clinical application of common diagnostic laboratory studies. Topic areas include blood banking, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, immunology, microbiology, and urinalysis.
Successful completion of first semester Physician Assistant program requirements