VT 111 : Hematology and Urinalysis

Transcript title

Hematology and Urinalysis

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

60

Lecture hours

30

Lab hours

30

Prerequisites

VT 108, VT 110, VT 114, VT 118.

Corequisites

VT 112, VT 113, VT 116.

Description

Covers laboratory techniques of hematology, serum chemistry, and urinalysis. Also explores special commercial laboratory test procedures.

Learning outcomes

1. Describe and demonstrate proper handling of blood and urine samples.
2. List indications for and tests used for hematological and serum chemistry testing.
3. Describe and perform hematological and serum chemistry testing.
4. Describe and perform urinalysis.
5. Recognize and explain normal and abnormal findings of urinalysis and hematological and serum chemistry testing.
6. Describe indications and procedures for submitting special commercial laboratory tests.

Content outline

Lecture
I. Introduction to the Laboratory
II. Urine Collection and Handling
III. Urinalysis
IV. Hematopoiesis
V. Blood Collection and Handling
VI. Automated Analyzers
VII. Blood Chemistries
VIII. Hematology – CBC
IX. Hematology – morphologic abnormalities
X. Blood Parasites
XI. Immunology
XII. Blood Typing and Crossmatching
XIII.Hemostasis
XIV. Clinical Chemistry
XV. Additional Hematologic Tests
XVI. Hematopoietic Disorders
Lab
I. Collection of Urine Samples
II. Urinalysis
III. Blood Smears, PCV/TP, Calculations
IV. Retic Count, ELISA
V. Blood Typing and Crossmatching
VI. Hematology
VII. Leukopet Buffy coat
VIII. Quality Control Measures

Required materials

Required textbook and a white lab coat.

Grading methods

Assessment will include weekly homework, quizzes, lecture and lab midterm exams, and final exams; may include discussion, short essays, and in-class presentation.

Outside of
expected

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