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Undergraduate Catalog 2022 - 2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022 - 2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 444 - Clinical Chemistry I

[3 credit(s)]
Prerequisites: Admission into the Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Laboratory Sciences clinical training program. Corequisites: All Session I courses must be taken concurrently. Lectures, reading assignments and hands-on practice are used to present basic laboratory principles of medical laboratory science techniques including quality control, laboratory statistics, balances, pipetting, basic microscopy, glassware and function verification/preventative maintenance (FVPM). Safety including basic knowledge of various chemical and biological hazards, proper methods of handling and disposing of them, body fluid precautions and laboratory safety is also covered. The correct use of appropriate safety equipment and techniques is stressed during daily laboratory assignments. Additionally, this course covers the biochemistry and normal and abnormal physiology of various classes of chemicals. Laboratory work will give the student hands-on experience with instrumentation and manual methods to assist with the understanding of troubleshooting, quality control and result interpretation.

Semesters Offered: Every Fall

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