This course provides introductory training in clinical laboratory sciences, in particular, urine, stool, hematology, coagulation, and serology studies. Emphasis will be interpretation of urine and hematology tests. Choosing appropriate lab tests in clinical situations with consideration of balancing costs and risks. Correlation of laboratory results with patient history and examination findings. Case studies are used to illustrate important concepts of laboratory diagnosis. This hybrid course consists of face-to-face weekly lectures and accompanying online content which is completed independently.
- Primary Instructor: Linda Bowers