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PATM 7410, 7420 Clinical Practicum I (Fall) & II (Spring) ()


Credits: PATM 7410 - 11 credits, PATM 7420 - 11 credits

Course Description:

Clinical Practicum will prepare the student with the knowledge and techniques required to participate in the Clinical Laboratory Scientist Board of Certification Exam. The clinical rotation will expose the students to the practical aspects of knowledge learned in the didactic classes. In the fall, students will review the test methodologies and instrumentation. Students will receive one on one training in clinical hematology, coagulation, chemistry, immunochemistry, and urinalysis. In the spring, students will receive one on one training in clinical microbiology, virology, immunohematology, transplant immunology, molecular diagnostics, management, and phlebotomy.

Prerequisites: Limited to students in the CLS program

Clinical rotations. 35 hours/week. 22 week course Letter-graded.