Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

MLT 210 - Advanced Hematology

Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 4

Description: This course provides a study of the diseases of blood cells and other hematologic procedures including coagulation.

Prerequisite(s): Take MLT 110 MLT 120 MLT 130  and MLT 205  with a minimum grade of C. 
Course Topics:
  • RBC maturation, morphology and anemias
  • WBC maturation, abnormal morphology and leukemias
  • RBC and WBC abnormal differential cell counts
  • Platelet counts and Coagulopathies

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • In order to participate in lab, students must be wearing floor-length pants, closed-toe, closed heel shoes. Pants may not have rips, tears, etc. Students must also wear a liquid impervious lab coat, gloves and a face shield (available in SCC bookstore) whenever handling clinical specimens. Additional classroom/lab materials and guidelines will be on the course syllabus addendum distributed by the instructor.

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Evaluate normal and abnormal red blood cell maturation/morphology, relating it to abnormal conditions and blood findings.
  2. Assess hemoglobin and red cell disorders in relation to clinical and laboratory findings.
  3. Interpret laboratory findings in hemolytic and other anemias.
  4. Evaluate abnormal differentials of granulocytes, relating them to abnormal conditions and blood findings.
  5. Evaluate abnormal differentials of lymphocytes and plasmacytes, relating them to the mos probable cause of the condition and abnormal laboratory findings.
  6. Evaluate the congenital and acquired thrombocyte and vasculature disorders and the tests used to detect these disorders.
  7. Evaluate the congenital and acquired clotting factor disorders.
  8. Evaluate the role of the fibrinolytic system in hemostasis and the hypercoagulable state.

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