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