HTEC 80
Clinical Hematology Laboratory


Course Description

This course introduces the various techniques and safety procedures used in the clinical hematology laboratory. Students will prepare and stain blood slides, perform microhematocrits, hemoglobin analysis, ESR, and Sickle Cell Screening. Students will perform manual WBC's and platelet counts using a hemacytometer. Students will evaluate printouts from the automated hematology analyzer. Students will determine the morphology and identification of common human blood cells. Special stains (Reticulocyte, giemasa, and Kleihaure-Betke) will be done. Correlating test results with disease states will be accomplished. Successful completion of this course and HTEC 80A, HTEC 81A, HTEC 81, HTEC 82A and HTEC 82 are required to enroll in Clinical Hematology/Urinalysis/Coagulation Practicum, HTEC 180. This course must be successfully completed in order to qualify for the clinical externship and take the exam.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01178 HTEC 80 1 ···R··· 04:30 PM-08:45 PM Cynthia Press S73

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

HTEC-080.-01: This class meets face-to-face on campus each week, please see class schedule for details.


Course Details

Units
1.5 Units
Hours
Four and one-half hours laboratory (54 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

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